Report: Elvis Andrus Exercises Player Contract Option, Will Stay with Rangers

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Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus will exercise his player option to remain with the organization. Per MLB Network's Jon Heyman, Andrus' decision will allow him to earn $43 million over the next three seasons from the Rangers. Andrus, 31, always seemed likely to exercise the option. It was hardly a guarantee he would get the same level of compensation in free agency, and Andrus stuck with the sure thing. He had a solid if unspectacular 2019 season, hitting .275 with 12 homers, 72 RBI, 81 runs and 31 steals. In the past two seasons, he hasn't been able to replicate his excellent 2017, when he hit .297 with 20 homers, 88 RBI, 100 runs and 25 steals, marking career highs in the latter three

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