Diamondbacks acquire Boxberger from Tampa Bay

Diamondbacks acquire Boxberger from Tampa Bay

(AP Picture/Steve Nesius, File). FILE – On this July 21, 2017, file photograph, Tampa Bay Rays reliever Brad Boxberger checks a runner at first base throughout a baseball recreation in opposition to the Texas Rangers in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired Bo…

PHOENIX (AP) – Proper-hander Brad Boxberger was acquired by the Arizona Diamondbacks from the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday for minor league right-hander Curtis Taylor.

The 29-year-old Boxberger was an AL All-Star in 2015, when he led the league with 41 saves, however has battled accidents the previous two seasons. He went Four-Four with a Three.38 ERA in 30 video games this yr whereas coping with a proper flexor pressure.

Boxberger is 17-20 with a Three.19 ERA over six seasons with San Diego and Tampa Bay.

The 22-year-old Taylor went Three-Four with a Three.32 ERA in 13 begins for Class A Kane County final season, his second within the Diamondbacks’ system.

Arizona has 15 arbitration-eligible gamers heading into Friday’s deadline to supply 2018 contracts to unsigned gamers on 40-man rosters. Tampa Bay lower its complete to 11.

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