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Jairo Asencio
Orioles trade for reliever Asencio
Orioles trade for reliever Asencio

The Orioles have acquired minor league right-hander Jairo Asencio from the Milwaukee Brewers for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Asencio, 28, pitched for both the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs last year before signing a minor league deal with the Brewers in the offseason. He was 1-1 with a 5.96 ERA in 18 games for the Indians and posted a 3.07 ERA in 12 games with the Cubs. He also played in a total of nine games with the Atlanta Braves in 2009 and 2011. All 39 of his major league games have come in relief.He pitched in one game with the Brewers in spring training and failed to retire a batter. The Orioles scouted Asencio this winter while he was used as a...