Braves-Tigers swap lefties

ATLANTA – The Tigers and Braves swapped lefty relievers today.

The Braves traded lefty Macay McBride to Detroit for former Red Sox farmhand Wilfredo Ledezma.

Ledezma was 3-1 with a 4.79 ERA in 23 relief appearances for the Tigers. He went 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA in four post-season games in 2006.

McBride was 1-0 with a 3.60 ERA in 18 games. He struck out 17 and walked 15.

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