Found September 30, 2011 on PRO Rumors:
In an announcement by the team (via Jane Lee of, 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. Image by cliff1066™ under a Creative Commons License.

The Colorado Rockies send Eliezer Mesa to the Oakland A’s

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...

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Athletics Receive Eliezer Mesa From Rockies

The Athletics have received outfielder Eliezer Mesa from the Rockies to complete the Mark Ellis trade, reports's Jane Lee (on Twitter).

Rotation overhaul on deck

The Rockies' starting rotation imploded in 2011. No one had a better view of the damage than catcher Chris Iannetta.

Rockies look to rebound under the radar in 2012

The Rockies will aim for a turnaround season in 2012.
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