Brewers trade Orlando Arcia to Braves
The Milwaukee Brewers have traded shortstop Orlando Arcia to the Atlanta Braves for right-handed pitchers Chad Sobotka and Patrick Weigel.
Sobotka, 27, has pitched the last three seasons with Atlanta and is 1-0 with a 5.36 ERA in 50 games. He has held opponents to a .219 batting average with 61 strikeouts.
Weigel, 26, has gone 23-13 with a 3.15 ERA in 86 games (74 starts) during his Minor League career, holding opponents to a .215 batting average.
Arcia, 26, was signed by Milwaukee as a non-drafted free agent in 2010. In six seasons with the team, he was a .244 hitter with 42 HR and 180 RBI in 542 games.
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