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Orioles acquire left-handed reliever Scott Barnes in trade with Indians
Orioles acquire left-handed reliever Scott Barnes in trade with Indians

The Orioles have acquired left-handed reliever Scott Barnes from the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations, the club announced Wednesday. Barnes, 27, didn’t pitch in the major leagues this past season, spending the entire year with the Indians’ Triple-A team in Columbus, Ohio. He went 3-2 with a 3.69 ERA in 25 appearances, all but one in coming in relief. Barnes held opposing hitters to a .193 batting average in 2014, getting both left-handed (.191 average) and right-handed (.194) batters out with success. He also averaged 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings, posting 35 strikeouts in 31 2/3 innings pitched. In 22 major league appearances -- all in relief and with the...

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