With trade, Tejada gets change of scenery he wanted; Orioles restock roster

Updated: December 13, 2007, 1:48 PM ET
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HOUSTON -- Miguel Tejada got his wish, albeit a couple of years later than he wanted.

Tejada was traded from the Baltimore Orioles to the Houston Astros for five players on Wednesday, giving the former AL MVP a fresh start on a team looking to boost its lineup.

The Orioles got outfielder Luke Scott, pitchers Matt Albers, Troy Patton and Dennis Sarfate, and third-base prospect Michael Costanzo for the four-time All-Star shortstop.

Two winters ago, Tejada caused a ...

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