Burke Badenhop traded to Rays

Updated: December 12, 2011, 9:17 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Right-hander Burke Badenhop has been traded by the Miami Marlins to the Tampa Bay Rays for minor league catcher Jake Jefferies.

Badenhop pitched the past four seasons for the Marlins. He went 2-3 with a 4.10 ERA in 50 games this year.

Jefferies, a third-round pick in the 2008 draft, spent most of the year with Class-A Charlotte, where he batted .235 with two homers in 59 games.


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