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Athletics don't get much back for Brett Lawrie

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What's holding Lawrie to the White Sox? (2:02)

Doug Padilla breaks down the factors that are delaying a potential trade sending Brett Lawrie from Oakland to the south side of Chicago. (2:02)

The Oakland Athletics' reacquisition of Jed Lowrie seemed to spell the end of the tenure of Brett Lawrie in Oakland, but it's still somewhat surprising of how light the return was given Lawrie's history as a first-round pick and highly rated prospect.

So Brett Lawrie has been not very good for two years running now, with a .256/.300/.412 line between his injury-shortened 2014 season and his one full year in the cavernous confines of Oakland and declining value on defense.