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Angels acquire catcher Chris Iannetta

Updated: November 30, 2011, 11:07 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The Los Angeles Angels acquired catcher Chris Iannetta from the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday in exchange for 21-year-old pitcher Tyler Chatwood.

Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto had vowed to upgrade the team's lackluster on-base percentage and paltry offensive production from its catchers. Angels catchers batted .192 last year with 10 home runs and 48 RBIs, among the worst marks in the majors.

"Making trades is never easy, but you have to give to get," Dipoto said. "Catching ...

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