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When Taylor Teagarden went down with a dislocated thumb yesterday, the Orioles suddenly found themselves in a dangerous position. They had very little catching depth, and that left them vulnerable. So, they didn't waste any time in correcting the issue. Baltimore traded for Chris Snyder yesterday to help fill the hole left behind by Teagarden.
Roch Kubatko of MASN says the deal will allow Snyder to join the team in Seattle Tuesday. Snyder who had been playing with the Angels Triple-A club signed with the Nationals early in the offseason and was released. He was then picked up by the Angels and assigned to Triple-A. In exchange for Snyder, the O's gave up Rob Delaney.
Snyder will provide the Orioles with a veteran presence at catcher. Matt Wieters is their catcher for now and the future, but they will now have a veteran backing him up. Snyder has played in the Majors for nine seasons. He is a career .225/.329/.385 hitter. However, Snyder has been tearing up Triple-A this season. In 21 games, he is hitting .342/.388/.684 with seven home runs.
Teagarden, whose injury essentially forced this trade, was placed on the 15-day DL yesterday. He suffered a dislocated thumb when he was hit by a foul ball during Saturday's game. Teagarden had to leave the game and was eventually diagnosed with the dislocation.
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