Rays trade C Jaso to Mariners for P Lueke

The Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday traded handed pitcher Josh Lueke and a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Jaso, 28, has played all three of his season for the Rays and takes a .245 career average, 10 homers and 71 runs batted in to Seattle.

The 26-year-old Lueke was 1-1 with a 6.06 earned run average in 25 games for Seattle as a rookie.

He posted a thank you message to the Mariners on his Twitter account and wished the team luck.