Hughes Sent To O’s, Completes Zaun Deal

According to Marc Lancaster of the Tampa Tribune, the Rays have sent 25-year-old first baseman Rhyne Hughes to Baltimore to complete last week's trade for veteran catcher Gregg Zaun.

Hughes is batting .282/.350/.516 with 22 home runs and 72 RBI this season in 440 at-bats between Triple-A Durham and Double-A Montgomery.  He has also struck out 149 times.  Zaun, 38, is 5-for-15 with two doubles and a solo home run in his short time with Rays.

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