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A's acquire INF Elmore from White Sox

Thursday - 2/27/2014, 3:01pm  ET

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics have acquired infielder Jake Elmore from the Chicago White Sox for cash considerations.

The A's made the move Thursday, a day after the White Sox designated Elmore for assignment.

Elmore has a .223 average in 82 major league games, primarily with the Houston Astros. He's a career .291 hitter with 110 stolen bases in six minor league seasons.

Elmore, who played with A's infielder Eric Sogard at Arizona State, was a Triple-A All-Star in 2012.

In a corresponding move, the A's designated infielder Andy Parrino for assignment. He who appeared in 14 games with Oakland last year.


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