Found September 30, 2011 on
MLB Trade Rumors:
The Athletics have received outfielder Eliezer Mesa from the Rockies to complete the Mark Ellis trade, reports MLB.com's Jane Lee (on Twitter).
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The Rockies have sent 22-year old righty swinging CF Eliezer Mesa to the A’s to complete the deal for Mark Ellis. Mesa played in 53 games in A-ball last year for the Rockies and he was 42 for 164 (.256 avg, .631 OPS) with 22 runs scored, 0 homers, 13 RBIs and 11 stolen bases. Mark Ellis played in 70 games for the Rockies after coming over from the A’s and he was 72 for 263...
In an announcement by the team (via Jane Lee of MLB.com), the Athletics have received outfielder from the Colorado Rockies as a player to be named later in the Mark Ellis trade.
The A's traded Ellis and cash considerations to the Rockies on June 30 for right-handed pitcher Bruce Billings and a player to be named later.
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