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Astros get infielder Aledmys Diaz from Jays for pitcher
HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Astros have acquired infielder Aledmys Diaz from the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league pitcher Trent Thornton.
The trade was announced by both teams Saturday.
The 28-year-old Diaz hit .263 with 26 doubles and a career-high 18 home runs in 130 games with the Blue Jays.
Thornton is a 25-year-old right-hander who went 9-8 with a 4.42 ERA in 24 games at Triple-A Fresno last season.
Updated November 17, 2018