MLB TRADE: Blue Jays, Rangers Swing Deal For Bullpen Arm

This won't exactly save the Toronto Blue Jays' season, nor win any points for beleaguered general manager Ross Atkins, but the Jays have gone out on Sunday and traded for right-hander Yerry Rodriguez from the Texas Rangers in return for another minor-league righty named Josh Mollerus.

Not to be confused with Yariel Rodriguez, the Jays' Cuban starter/reliever, this Rodriguez is from the Dominican, and will also head to the Buffalo Bisons in Triple-A, where Yariel has spent most of his season. 

Looking at the stats, it's safe to say that this move will not mollify the fans in Toronto who have been calling for Atkins' head all season:

Yerry Rodriguez, 26, has had a dreadful year with the Rangers, with a 6.88 ERA and a 12:11 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 17 innings. He has also made 11 appearances in Triple-A, where he's fared no better, with a 6.08 ERA, 1.80 WHIP and 10 walks in 13.1 innings. 

Mollerus, 24, who heads to Texas, has been pitching with the Blue Jays' High-A affiliate in Vancouver, recording a 4.03 ERA with a whopping 13.3 K/9 across 29 innings. 

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