Mariners deal 43-year-old lefty Moyer to Phillies

Updated: August 20, 2006, 10:50 AM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Phillies bolstered their starting rotation, acquiring 43-year-old left-hander Jamie Moyer from the Seattle Mariners for two minor leaguers on Saturday night.

Moyer was 6-12 with a 4.39 earned-run average for the Mariners. He's expected to start for the Phillies on Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs. Philadelphia has played well since overhauling its roster before last month's trade deadline, and is 2 games behind NL wild-card leading Cincinnati.

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