Diamondbacks Acquire Boxberger From Rays

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The Arizona Diamondbacks are bolstering their bullpen.  The D'backs have acquired relief pitcher Brad Boxberger from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for minor league pitcher Curtis Taylor.  

Boxberger went 4-and-4 with a 3.38 ERA in 30 games with the Rays last season.  The 29-year-old right-hander is 17-and-20 with 44 saves, 33 holds and a 3.19 ERA over his six-year career.  

Boxberger joins a bullpen that ranked fifth in baseball this past season with a 3.78 ERA.



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