#Astros have acquired LHP Oliver Perez from the Diamondbacks in exchange for Tri-City LHP Junior Garcia.— Houston Astros (@astros) August 8, 2015
Perez, 33, was 2-1 in 48 relief appearances for the D-backs in 2015 with a 3.10 ERA (10ER/29IP) while posting a .223 opponents batting average and 37 strikeouts in 29.0 innings pitched. Left-handed batters are hitting just .183 (11x60) off him this season. Over the past three seasons, Perez has tallied 187 K's in 140.2 innings pitched.
Garcia, 19, had been with the Tri-City ValleyCats of the New York Penn League at the time of tonight's deal. He began the season at Greeneville (Rookie Level). Garcia is 3-1 this season with a 0.96 ERA in 37 1/3 innings between ValleyCats and Astros.
Perez is scheduled to join the Astros in Oakland on Sunday.