Braves get Angels LHP Scott Downs
Law: Good Deal For Atlanta
The Braves needed left-handed bullpen help and got it from the Angels without giving up much, Keith Law writes. Blog
Downs was 2-3 with a 1.84 ERA in 43 games with the Angels. He is 36-35 with a 3.47 ERA in 12 seasons.
Downs had 29 consecutive scoreless appearances from May 5-July 23 before giving up three hits and two runs in a 3-1 loss at Oakland in his last outing with the Angels on Saturday.
Rasmus had an 8.10 ERA in three appearances with Atlanta this season before he was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on June 18.
Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press
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