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Athletics trade Brett Anderson to Rockies

Athletics trade Brett Anderson to Rockies

addCustomPlayer('8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', 'eplayer15'); The Oakland Athletics traded left-hander Brett Anderson to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday for left-hander Drew Pomeranz and minor league right-hander Chris Jensen. The Rockies also are receiving cash in the deal. Anderson will be paid $8 million next season and has a $12-million contract option for 2015. That includes a $1.5-million buyout. He was 1-4 with a 6.04 earned-run average in 16 appearances last season, five as a starter. Pomeranz, a power pitcher, was on the disabled list late in the season because of left biceps...