O's send Zaun to Rays, call up Moeller

Updated: August 8, 2009, 7:17 AM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- The Baltimore Orioles have traded catcher Gregg Zaun to the Tampa Bay Rays, clearing the way for rookie Matt Wieters to become Baltimore's main backstop.

The Orioles received cash or a player to be named later. They also called up Chad Moeller from Triple-A Norfolk on Friday to take Zaun's place on the roster.

The switch-hitting Zaun batted .244 with four homers and 13 RBIs in 56 games. The 15-year veteran has also played for Colorado, Florida, Houston, Kansas City, Texas ...

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