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Braves deal Colon to Tigers for setup man Farnsworth

Updated: July 31, 2005, 9:48 PM ET
Associated Press

Detroit Tigers -- Atlanta Braves: The Tigers traded pitcher Kyle Farnsworth to the Braves for pitchers Roman Colon and Zach Minor.

Farnsworth, 29, was 1-1 with six saves and a 2.32 ERA for Detroit and will serve as a setup man for Braves closer Chris Reitsma.

"At least it's Atlanta, my hometown," Farnsworth said. "I'm excited about that. I've always wanted to play for them. I hate leaving here. At least I'm going to Atlanta. They're in first place and contention."

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