BALTIMORE (AP)– The AL West-leading Texas Rangers are getting some help for their bullpen.
A person with knowledge of the deal says Texas is acquiring reliever Koji Uehara from the Orioles, with right-hander Tommy Hunter and infielder Chris Davis going to Baltimore. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because some final details were still to be worked out.READ MORE: Crash Between Tractor-Trailers Closes Lanes In Fort McHenry Tunnel, Person Trapped, Firefighters Union Says
Uehara is 1-1 with a 1.72 ERA in 43 appearances for Baltimore, primarily in an eighth-inning role.READ MORE: Camp For Seriously Ill Children To Build Second Location On Maryland's Eastern Shore
Hunter injured his groin after being named to the Texas rotation the last week of spring training. He has a 2.93 ERA in eight games since returning as a reliever July 1.
Davis is hitting .250 with three home runs and six RBIs in 28 games.MORE NEWS: What Is Monkeypox, Its Symptoms And Threat To You?
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