HUDSON TRADED TO DIAMONDBACKS

The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired IF Troy Glaus and SS Sergio Santos from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for RHP Miguel Batista and 2B Orlando Hudson.

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The Blue Jays acquired SS Sergio Santos as part of the deal that brought 3B Troy Glaus to Toronto.

Glaus, 29, hit .258 for Arizona in 2005 and was fifth in the National League with 37 home runs while collecting 29 doubles and 97 RBI. The 6-5, 240 lb. right-handed hitter appeared in 149 games with 84 walks, 145 strikeouts, a .363 on-base percentage and a slugging percentage of .522.

Hudson, 28, was an American League Rawlings Gold Glove Award winner at second base in 2005 while batting .271 in 131 games with 25 doubles, five triples, 10 home runs and 63 RBI. The 6-0, 185 lb. switch-hitter was the Blue Jays 43rd round selection in the 1997 First Year Player Draft.

The Darlington, South Carolina native is a career .270 hitter in four seasons with Toronto collecting 88 doubles, 23 triples, 35 home runs and 201 RBI.

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Santos, 22, hit .239 for the Tucson Sidewinders of the Pacific Coast League (AAA) last season with 21 doubles, 12 home runs and 68 RBI in 132 games. The 6-2, 240 lb. native of Bellflower, California was the Diamondbacks first round selection, 27th overall, in the 2002 First Year Player Draft.