Rangers send Joakim Soria to Tigers

ByCalvin Watkins Via <a Href="http://espn.go.com/" Title="espn" Class="espn_sc_byline">espn </a>
July 23, 2014, 11:16 PM

&#151; -- NEW YORK -- The Texas Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers for two pitching prospects Wednesday night.

The deal is pending physicals and sends rookie right-hander Corey Knebel and right-handed minor league prospect Jake Thompson to Texas.

Knebel will be assigned to Triple-A Round Rock, with Thompson going to Double-A Frisco.

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