Orioles acquire Joe Saunders

The Orioles completed a trade today for Arizona Diamondbacks’ starter Joe Saunders.

The Orioles send RP Matt Lindstrom to Arizona and a player to be named later to the D-Backs for Saunders and cash considerations.

Saunders will take a spot in the rotation, the Orioles have stated that Jake Arrieta will take Lindstrom’s spot in the bullpen.

More later.