Diamondbacks trade Dan Haren to Angels for Joe Saunders

The Los Angeles Angels have acquired Dan Haren from the Arizona Diamondbacks for Joe Saunders, minor league pitchers Rafael Rodriguez and Patrick Corbin and a player to be named later.

Haren is struggling this season with a 4.60 ERA, but his career ERA is 3.71.

According to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, the PTBNL is a top prospect, but is not OF Mike Trout.

Entering Sunday’s games the Angels were 6 games back of the Rangers in the AL West and 8.5 games out of the Wild Card race.