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A's trade LHP Brett Anderson to Rockies

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A person with knowledge of the trade says the Oakland Athletics have dealt left-hander Brett Anderson to the Colorado Rockies for lefty Drew Pomeranz and minor league pitcher Chris Jensen.

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The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal hadn't been announced. Two-time AL West champion Oakland had been looking to move Anderson, who is due to make $8 million this season and has a $12 million contract option for 2015.

Anderson made a late-season stint as a reliever following an injury-shortened season in which he went 1-4 with a 6.04 in five starts and 16 appearances.

This marked busy general manager Billy Beane's fourth trade in a week.

FOXSports.com first reported the swap.

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