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A's Acquire INF Jake Elmore from White Sox

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The Oakland A's have acquired infielder Jake Elmore from the Chicago White Sox for cash considerations, the club announced this morning. In a corresponding 40-man roster move, the team has designated infielder Andy Parrino for assignment.

Elmore, 26, is a .291 career hitter with 110 stolen bases in six minor league seasons with Chicago, Arizona and Houston. The 5-9, 185-pound Dothan, Ala. native has also seen limited Major League action, batting .242 with eight doubles, two home runs and 13 RBI in 52 games with the Astros last season and hitting .191 with four doubles and seven RBI in 30 games with the Diamondbacks in 2012.

A teammate of Eric Sogard's at Arizona State, Elmore was named to the Pacific Coast League's Mid-Season All-Star Team and was a Topps Triple-A All-Star with the Reno Aces in 2012.

Parrino, who was acquired by the Athletics in a 2012 trade with the San Diego Padres involving pitcher Tyson Ross, batted .118 with two doubles and one RBI in 14 games in Oakland last season. The 28-year-old infielder also hit .210 with 16 doubles, three triples, four homers and 36 RBI in 108 games with Triple-A Sacramento last year.

The complete 2013 and career statistics for Elmore and Parrino follow:

 

ELMORE

AVG

G

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

SLG

OBP

HOUSTON

.242

52

120

16

29

4

0

2

6

13

20

1

6

.325

313

Oklahoma City

.299

70

268

42

80

13

4

5

30

31

37

16

6

.433

.382

MLB CAREER

.223

82

188

17

42

8

0

2

13

18

26

1

6

.298

.290

 

PARRINO

AVG

G

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB

CS

SLG

OBP

OAKLAND

.118

14

34

2

4

2

0

0

1

2

12

0

0

.176

.167

Sacramento

.210

108

367

43

77

16

3

4

36

43

102

3

1

.302

.300

MLB CAREER

.186

93

194

14

36

8

0

1

11

28

64

2

0

.242

.295

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