Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/12/11

The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired right-hander Blake Badenhop from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league catcher Jake Jefferies.

Badenhop has spent the first four seasons of his career with Florida.

The 38-year-old went 2-3 with a 4.10 ERA in 50 appearances last season.

Jefferies was a third-round pick in 2008. He spent a bulk of last season at Class-A Charlotte.

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