Found August 26, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Baltimore Orioles acquired left-handed starter Joe Saunders from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday for right-hander Matt Lindstrom. The Orioles, who also received cash considerations, recalled right-hander Jake Arrieta to take the 25th spot on the roster for Sunday's game. Saunders was placed on waivers Tuesday and the team began to seek trade offers for him. After going 6-10 with a 4.22 ERA in 21 starts this season, he was likely out of the D-backs' price range after his $6 million contract expires this winter, On Monday, he gave up a career-high nine earned runs and tied a career high by giving up 12 hits while lasting 3 2/3 innings. "It was some back luck and an unraveling inning," Saunders said. Saunders, an eight-year veteran, is 75-62 with a 4.17 ERA in 182 career starts with the Los Angeles Angels and the Diamondbacks, for whom he has played the past three seasons. Lindstrom has a 1-0 record with 2.72 ERA. He was acquired during the off-sea...
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