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Rays trade reliever Badenhop to Brewers for OF Mondesi Jr

Associated Press

12/1/2012 2:13:19 PM

MILWAUKEE -- The Tampa Bay Rays have traded right-handed reliever Burke Badenhop to the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Raul Mondesi Jr.

The deal was made Saturday.

Badenhop turns 30 on Feb. 8. He was 3-2 with a 3.03 ERA in 66 games last season. He has been a full-time reliever for the last three seasons and is 16-17 with two saves and a 4.08 ERA in his career with the Marlins and Rays.

The 20-year-old Mondesi, son of a former All-Star outfielder, hit .231 with five home runs and 32 RBIs in 68 games at rookie league Helena.