Orioles acquire Ruben Tejada from the Yankees

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The Yankees announced on Sunday that the club traded infielder Ruben Tejada to the Orioles in exchange for cash considerations.

Tejada, 27, was with the Yankees on a minor league deal. At Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, he hit .269/.345/.462 with six home runs and 21 RBI in 148 plate appearances. Tejada hasn’t appeared in the majors since July 17 last season with the Giants.

With the Orioles, Tejada will serve as infield depth. If Tejada is added to the major league roster, he’ll be paid a prorated salary of $1.35 million.