Astros acquire Martìn Maldonado

The Houston Astros have acquired Martin Maldonado from the Cubs per Ken Rosenthal.

Maldonado has been with the Cubs for the last few weeks, but he did not produce during that time on the offensive end. However, he is a very good defensive catcher and will be able to help with the Astros.

We will continue to update this blog post as we know more.

12:01 PM update: The Cubs get utility man Tony Kemp in return, he has posted a .227 batting average in 163 at bats.

12:08 PM update: This will be a one for one trade.

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