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Oakland Athletics AL West
Elvis Andrus • #17 • IF
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'0", 210 lbs.
Born:Aug 26, 1988 (33 yrs) in Maracay, VEN
Experience:13 years
Drafted:Signed by Atlanta in 2005.
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Texas in 2021.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Is a tremendous athlete, which helps him greatly on defense at shortstop. Hits and runs well, and also has some pop in his bat. Is also an excellent runner and base-stealer.
Flaws: Lacks patience at the plate, and his swing has a tendency to get a bit too long at times (especially for his level of power). Still makes his share of errors at short, mostly mental.
Career Potential: Quality, all-round shortstop.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 2012, 2010
Texas League (AA) All-Star Team 2008
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