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Orioles land backup catcher in trade
Orioles land backup catcher in trade

Dan Duquette made his first trade as executive vice president of the Orioles on Thursday, filling the club's vacant reserve catcher spot by adding defensive-minded backstop Taylor Teagarden from a familiar partner, the Texas Rangers' organization. The Orioles acquired Teagarden, who spent most of last year at Triple-A Round Rock, for 21-year-old minor league right-hander Randy Henry and another minor leaguer. That player likely won't be announced until after next week's Rule 5 draft. Teagarden, who turns 28 this month, is expected to serve as the primary backup to All-Star Matt Wieters, who had been the only catcher on the 40-man roster after reserve Craig Tatum was...