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The Deal Is Done -- Teixeira to the Braves

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Ken Rosenthal reports the Deal is Done:

The Braves are on the verge of acquiring Rangers first baseman Mark Teixeira.

The deal is done, pending a review of the medical records of the players involved, according to major-league sources.

The Braves will receive Teixeira and left-handed reliever Ron Mahay.

The Rangers will receive catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Class A shortstop Elvis Andrus and two pitching prospects.

Have to see who the pitching prospects are, but assuming they are decent, I'm on board with this trade.

Update [2007-7-30 11:58:22 by Adam J. Morris]: -- Rosenthal now says that Matt Harrison is one of the prospects the Rangers will be getting -- apparently, he had an MRI on his shoulder that came back clean.

Update [2007-7-30 12:4:55 by Adam J. Morris]: -- ESPN is also saying that a deal is done.

Update [2007-7-30 12:29:20 by Adam J. Morris]: -- The S-T says a deal is done, and that one of the pitching prospects is 19 year old Nestali Feliz. That's a very good thing. 6'3", 180, righthanded, throws very hard, and was ranked #13 in the system by John Sickels coming into 2007.

Update [2007-7-30 13:12:58 by Adam J. Morris]: -- Evan Grant says that the pitchers are Harrison and either Feliz or Tommy Hanson. Grant also says Saltalamacchia is expected to play first base the rest of the way.

Update [2007-7-30 13:28:48 by Adam J. Morris]: -- Grant is now reporting that it is Saltalamacchia, Andrus, Feliz, and a PTBNL.

UPDATE -- T.R. Sullivan (who should, of course, be in a position to know) reports that it is Saltalamacchia, Andrus, Feliz (although he calls him Perez), and a PTBNL, who apparently would be Harrison if the Rangers' medical people clear his shoulder.