Phillies trade RHP Schwimer to Blue Jays
February 23, 2013
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CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - The Philadelphia Phillies have traded reliever Michael Schwimer to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league first baseman Art Charles.
Toronto announced the deal Saturday.
The 27-year-old Schwimer was 2-1 with a 4.46 ERA in 35 games for the Phillies last season. The 6-foot-8 right-hander has made 47 relief appearances in the majors.
The 22-year-old Charles has not played above Class A.
Toronto also transferred left-hander Luis Perez to the 60-day disabled list.
The Associated Press News Service
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