Elvis Andrus is traded to Oakland

Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus

The Athletics has acquired Venezuelan shortstop Elvis Andrus from the Rangers in exchange for outfielder / designated hitter Khris Davis, a source told MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez on Saturday.

Texas will also host wide receiver Jonah Heim, considered Oakland's No. 9 prospect, and right-hander Dane Acker. While Oakland will receive receiver Aramis Garcia and cash, according to MLB Network correspondent Ken Rosenthal.

Andrus has spent his entire 12-season career in Texas. He has been called up to two All-Star Games and helped the team reach the World Series in 2010 and 2011. Davis, who is in the final year of a two-season extension, spliced ​​158 home runs in five seasons with Oakland.

The Athletics has acquired Venezuelan shortstop Elvis Andrus from the Rangers in exchange for outfielder / designated hitter Khris Davis, a source told MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez on Saturday.

Texas will also host wide receiver Jonah Heim, considered Oakland's No. 9 prospect, and right-hander Dane Acker. While Oakland will receive receiver Aramis Garcia and cash, according to MLB Network correspondent Ken Rosenthal.

Andrus has spent his entire 12-season career in Texas. He has been called up to two All-Star Games and helped the team reach the World Series in 2010 and 2011. Davis, who is in the final year of a two-season extension, spliced ​​158 home runs in five seasons with Oakland.

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