Mariners acquire catcher John Jaso

Updated: November 27, 2011, 8:39 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired right-hander Josh Lueke and a player to be named or cash from the Seattle Mariners for catcher John Jaso.

The trade was announced on Sunday.

Lueke made the Mariners opening-day roster last season, but was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma in April after allowing 12 runs over 6 1-3 innings in eight appearances. He rejoined the Mariners in July and in 25 games overall had a 1-1 record with a 6.06 ERA.

"Josh has the stuff to get ...

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