Colby Rasmus traded to Blue Jays in three-team deal

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have traded outfielder

Colby Rasmus and three other players in a three-team deal that

gives them pitchers Edwin Jackson, Octavio Dotel and Marc

Rzepczynski (zep-CHIN-ski).

The deal announced Wednesday also gives the Cardinals outfielder

Corey Patterson and three players to be named later or cash

considerations. Besides Rasmus, Toronto also gets pitchers P.J.

Walters, Trever Miller and Brian Tallet from the Cardinals.

The Jays acquired Jackson and utility player Mark Teahen earlier

in the day in a deal with the White Sox. Chicago got reliever Jason

Frasor and pitching prospect Zach Stewart.