IF Jake Elmore Claimed off Waivers by Cincinnati

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland A's announced today that infielder Jake Elmore has been claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds.

Elmore was designated for assignment on Thursday following the trade with Boston. He was acquired from the Chicago White Sox Feb. 27 and began the season on the disabled list with a strained left quad. Elmore was reinstated from the DL and optioned to Sacramento June 16 and batted .282 with no home runs and 18 RBI in 47 games with the River Cats.