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O's trade for Gerardo Parra, give up Zach Davies

Sun sports columnist Peter Schmuck weighs in on the Orioles' trade with the Brewers for outfielder Gerardo Parra. (Baltimore Sun)

The Orioles have traded minor league right hander Zach Davies to the Milwaukee Brewers for 28-year-old outfielder Gerardo Parra. The team announced that the trade was official at 1 p.m.

The Orioles have landed the left fielder and potential leadoff hitter that they have craved.

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The left-handed hitting Parra, a two-time Gold Glover, is having a career offensive year, batting .328 with a .369 on-base percentage, nine homers and 31 RBIs. Orioles left fielders were among the worst baseball at the position in average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage.

Davies, a 26th rounder in 2011, was 5-6 with a 2.84 ERA in 19 games (18 starts) for Triple-A Norfolk this year.

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