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Why is Elvis Andrus still with Oakland A’s?

There was some logic in the Oakland A’s decision to send Elvis Andrus out nearly every day prior to August 2. If he performed well, there was a chance that another team would be willing to take him off of the A’s hands. It was a small chance, but at least there was one.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Not starting Saturday

Andrus isn't starting Saturday's game against the Mariners. Andrus is in the midst of a five-game hitting streak in which he's gone 6-for-17 with a homer, a double, six RBI, two runs and a stolen base. He'll get a breather while Nick Allen starts at shortstop with Tony Kemp taking over at second base.
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Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Leaves yard in Thursday's loss

Andrus went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in a loss to the Mariners on Thursday. Andrus' 402-foot solo shot in the third inning erased an early 1-0 deficit and served as his fourth homer of the season. The veteran shortstop has now hit safely in six straight starts, and he's generated an outstanding .364 average and 1.031 OPS across a modest sample of 25 plate appearances in his last seven contests.
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Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Steals base, drives in three

Andrus went 2-for-3 with a three-run double, a run scored, a walk and a stolen base in Monday's 9-5 loss to the Yankees. Andrus singled and stole his fourth base of the season in the second inning. He then cleared the bases with a three-run double as part of Oakland's five-run third inning against Jordan Montgomery. The veteran infielder improved his season slash line to .226/.288/.343 with 21 extra-base hits through 250 plate appearances. Andrus has gone 15-for-76 (.197) with four multi-hit games this month.
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Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Takes seat Wednesday

Andrus is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Mariners, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Andrus started the past 27 games and will receive a day off after posting a .216/.262/.371 slash line during that stretch. Nick Allen will take over at shortstop and bat ninth for the A's.
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Athletics' Elvis Andrus: Two-baggers keep coming Wednesday

Andrus went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI doubles and a run in a loss to the Astros on Wednesday. Andrus continued his recent tear at the plate with his fourth and fifth doubles in the last four games Wednesday. The hot-hitting veteran's 16 extra-base hits for the season now give him just less than half of last year's total (30) in 98 fewer games.
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