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(The Sports Xchange) - The Oakland A's acquired slugger Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox.

The White Sox received minor league pitcher Nolan Sanburn and unspecified cash considerations in exchange for Dunn.

The A's will pay about half of the remaining $2.5 million owed to Dunn this season, according to ESPN.

Dunn, 34, has 460 career home runs and is in the final year of his four-year, $56 million contract with Chicago.

Dunn is batting .220 with a .340 on-base percentage, 20 home runs and 54 RBIs.

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The Cincinnati Reds traded right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton to the Milwaukee Brewers for two players to be named later.

Broxton, 30, has a 1.86 ERA with seven saves in 48 1/3 innings this season. He also has six blown saves.

Broxton, a two-time All-Star, is signed through next season with a club option for 2016. He is set to make $9 million in 2015.   Continued...

 
Aug 30, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn (44) rounds the bases after hitting a home run against Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer (not pictured) during the third inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports