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White Sox's Elvis Andrus: Strikes deal with ChiSox
Andrus and the White Sox agreed to a contract Thursday, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
The White Sox are expected to officially announce Andrus' signing Friday, when the 33-year-old is set to join the team in Cleveland for its series opener with the Guardians. Before he was released by the Athletics on Wednesday, Andrus had been a regular starter in the infield, slashing .237/.301/.373 with eight home runs, seven stolen bases, 41 RBI and 30 runs in 386 plate appearances. Though he didn't fit in with Oakland's rebuilding plans, Andrus should be an ideal short-term fit for the White Sox, who are expected to be without top shortstop Tim Anderson (hand) until at least mid-to-late September. The White Sox will likely plug in Andrus as their new primary option at the position, leaving rookies Lenyn Sosa and Romy Gonzalez on the outside looking in for playing time.... See More ... See Less
Elvis Andrus: Released by Oakland
Andrus was released by the Athletics on Wednesday.
Andrus saw inconsistent playing time over the first several weeks in August and will ultimately part ways with the club after Sheldon Neuse was recalled Wednesday. Andrus was traded from the Rangers to the Athletics ahead of the 2021 campaign, but he had a lackluster showing over his year and a half in Oakland. The 33-year-old slashed .241/.297/.342 with 11 homers, 101 runs, 67 RBI and 19 stolen bases over 252 games with the Athletics but will now seek out other opportunities for the final two months of the season.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Hits eighth homer
Andrus went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and a hit-by-pitch in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Rangers.
Andrus snapped a 12-game homer drought with his seventh-inning blast. He's up to eight long balls this season while slashing .237/.301/.373 with 30 RBI, 41 runs scored and seven stolen bases through 386 plate appearances. Andrus has seen his playing time slip a bit lately as the Athletics evaluate Nick Allen's play at shortstop. Considering the Athletics are far out of contention, Andrus could slip into a part-time role as the team finds more time for prospects to gain experience.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: On bench Monday
Andrus isn't starting Monday against the Rangers.
Andrus started the last two games and went 2-for-8 with a double, a run and two strikeouts. Nick Allen will shift to shortstop while Jonah Bride starts at second base Monday.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Not starting Friday
Andrus isn't starting Friday against the Astros.
Andrus is out of the lineup for the second time in the last three games after he went 0-for-5 with a strikeout Wednesday. Nick Allen will shift to shortstop while Chad Pinder starts in right field.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Steps out of lineup
Andrus is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Angels.
Andrus has sat against the past two right-handed pitchers Oakland has faced, and he'll do so again Tuesday with Shohei Ohtani on the mound for the Halos. Nick Allen will move to shortstop with Vimael Machin at third base and Jonah Bride at second.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Gets Sunday off
Andrus is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Giants.
Nick Allen will move over from the keystone to step in at shortstop in place of Andrus. With a .777 OPS since the beginning of July, Andrus has been one of the Athletics' more productive hitters over the past month and change, so the 33-year-old should continue to see the majority of the starts at shortstop even though he doesn't necessarily fit into Oakland's rebuilding effort.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Retreats to bench
Andrus isn't starting Thursday against the Angels.
Andrus is getting a day off after he went 3-for-12 with a double and three strikeouts over the last three games. Nick Allen will shift to shortstop while Jonah Bride starts at second base.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Three more hits Tuesday
Andrus went 3-for-4 with a double in a loss to the Angels on Tuesday.
Andrus had one of only two extra-base hits for the Athletics in another low-scoring night for Oakland. The veteran shortstop now has a trio of three-hit tallies in the last seven games alone, and he's sporting a .346 average and .863 OPS across the 55 plate appearances covering his last 14 contests.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Remains productive Saturday
Andrus went 1-for-4 with a ground-rule double and a stolen base in a loss to the White Sox on Saturday.
The veteran shortstop laced his 22nd double of the season off Liam Hendriks in the ninth inning and subsequently swiped third base to give the Athletics some momentary hope, but Oakland ultimately fell short of snapping a 2-2 tie. Andrus has been hitting consistently since late June, producing a .293 average and .838 OPS across his last 29 games and driving in 17 runs over that span thanks to a .316 average with men on base.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Banner night at plate Friday
Andrus went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and two additional runs in a win over the White Sox on Friday.
The veteran shortstop produced his second three-hit tally of the past four games and hit safely for the 10th time in the last 11 contests overall. Andrus boasts a .350/.395/.475 slash line over the latter span, and his current .240 season average qualifies as his highest figure since June 11.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Three-hit night in win
Andrus went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI singles and a run in a win over the Astros on Monday.
The veteran shortstop was one of the most productive hitters for the Athletics in the upset win, and he extended his hitting streak to eight games in the process. Andrus sports a stellar .297/.388/.473 slash line overall over his last 22 games, yet Monday marked only his second multi-hit effort over that extended sample.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: On base twice in win
Andrus went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk in a win over the Rangers on Saturday. He was also caught stealing on his only attempt.
The veteran shortstop had one of only two extra-base hits for the Athletics on a quiet night for the offense. Andrus hadn't produced anything more impactful than a single since July 8, but he does now have a six-game hitting streak and has reached safely in 19 of the last 20 games overall.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Takes seat for matinee
Andrus isn't starting the first game of Thursday's doubleheader against the Tigers.
Andrus started the last six games and hit .217 with four runs, three RBI and a stolen base. He'll get a breather while Nick Allen shifts to shortstop with Sheldon Neuse starting at second base.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Steals fifth base
Andrus went 1-for-4 with a stolen base in a loss to the Astros on Saturday.
The veteran shortstop swiped his fifth bag of the season while also hitting safely for the fourth time in five games. Andrus has gotten on base at an impressive .355 clip over his last 16 games, a sample during which he's also laced six extra-base hits (three doubles, three home runs), driven in 14 runs, drawn eight walks, stolen two bases and scored nine runs.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Plates pair in win
Andrus went 1-for-4 with a two-run single and a run scored in a win over the Astros on Friday.
The veteran shortstop came through with a seventh-inning knock that erased a 1-0 deficit for the Athletics. Andrus has a trio of two-RBI efforts since July 4, and although he's hitting only .194 (6-for-31) in that span, that figure sits at an outstanding .444 when he's come up with runners on base.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Not in Sunday's lineup
Andrus is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Astros, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Andrus started the past six games and will head to the bench after going 4-for-17 with two doubles, two home runs, five RBI and three runs scored. Nick Allen will shift to shortstop Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Belts sixth homer in loss
Andrus went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in a loss to the Astros on Friday.
The veteran shortstop opened the scoring on the night for either squad with his 350-foot shot in the second inning that plated Christian Bethancourt. Andrus has been on an unusual power surge of late, leaving the yard in three of his last seven games and posting a sizzling .316 average and 1.053 OPS across 43 plate appearances over his last 12 contests.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Plates pair in win
Andrus went 1-for-4 with a two-run double in a win over the Blue Jays on Monday.
The veteran shortstop plated Seth Brown and Sean Murphy in the first inning with a two-bagger that extended the Athletics' lead to 3-0 at the time. Andrus has accumulated seven RBI over his last five games, a span during which he's gone 4-for-7 with two doubles with runners in scoring position.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Delivers lone run in loss
Andrus went 1-for-2 with a solo home run and a walk in Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Mariners.
Andrus generated the Athletics' lone run against Robbie Ray with a seventh-inning solo shot. The Oakland offense fared no better against relievers Andres Munoz and Paul Sewald in the low-scoring loss. This was Andrus' sixth straight game with a hit and his second homer in the last three. The veteran shortstop is up to five long balls, 18 RBI, 28 runs scored and four stolen bases while slashing .232/.297/.366 in 74 contests this year.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-0, 200 lbs|
|Birthplace: Maracay, Venezuela|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|