A's land Stephen Drew in trade

Updated: August 21, 2012, 2:24 PM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics landed their veteran shortstop in Stephen Drew.

Current shortstop Cliff Pennington and the rest of the A's players found out by ballpark announcement late in the game.

The A's acquired Drew from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday in exchange for minor league infielder Sean Jamieson.

The trade, announced by Oakland before the seventh inning of Monday night's game with the Minnesota Twins, reunites Drew with former D-backs manager Bob Melvin ...

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