Towson garage staircase partially collapses onto construction worker

Chase Utley

Orioles acquire minor league infielder Rubén Tejada from Yankees

Orioles acquire minor league infielder Rubén Tejada from Yankees

The Orioles acquired minor league infielder Rubén Tejada from the New York Yankees in exchange for cash considerations, the team announced Sunday.

Tejada, 27, was playing for the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and was hitting .269/.345/.462 with 13 extra-base hits (seven doubles and six homers) and 21 RBIs in 148 plate appearances.

He was assigned to Triple-A Norfolk, where he will provide infield depth at second, shortstop and third, especially after the Tides lost infielders Paul Janish to a big league call-up and and Robert Andino to a suspension for violating the minor league drug and treatment policy.

Tejada might best be known for...

81°