ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Los Angeles Angels bolstered their bullpen by acquiring left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana for outfielder Zach Borenstein and minor-league right-hander Joey Krehbiel.
The sidearm-throwing Thatcher was 1-0 with a 2.63 earned-run average with 25 strikeouts and three walks in 37 games for Arizona this season. Thatcher is 9-12 with a 3.26 ERA during his eight-year career that started in San Diego.
Borenstein, 23, was the Angels’ minor-league player of the year last season and hit .262 with seven homers and 50 runs batted in in 78 games between Class AA Arkansas and Class AAA Salt Lake this year.
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