From the Baltimore Sun: "Two years after he first suggested that he'd benefit from a change of scenery, Orioles shortstop Miguel Tejada finally got his wish as he was traded to the Houston Astros today in president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail's boldest move to date.
In return for the four-time All-Star, the Orioles will get outfielder Luke Scott, pitchers Matt Albers, Troy Patton and Dennis Sarfate, and third baseman Michael Costanzo."
Some might have criticized Tejada for his fielding, sometimes sulky attitude, and for demanding a trade, but for the time he was in here in Baltimore, I'd say he produced with his bat and for the most part played with unbridled passion until as of late.
Maybe this move will help the batteries get recharged and he'll become productive there. The Astros no doubt got a player in Miguel, and he'll do some damage for Houston.
The player you'll most likely see in an Orioles uniform is Luke Scott right now, but the others you might see as part of the squad at some point or in the minors. I don't know if this trade so much excites me, but it brings fresh guys into the organization and some who may have a role in the future.
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