The Atlanta Braves acquired shortstop Orlando Arcia from the Milwaukee Braves in exchange for right-handers Chad Sobotka and Patrick Weigel.

Arcia is a career .244 hitter with 42 homers, 39 stolen bases and 180 RBIs in 542 games with the Brewers since 2016.

The 26-year-old veteran is 1-for-11 with one RBI and three strikeouts in four games this season.

The Braves optioned Arcia to the club’s alternate training site.

“I was a little surprised he was available,” Atlanta manager Brian Snitker said. “Anytime you can upgrade and add depth to the shortstop position it’s really a good move. ... I think it’s a strong acquisition for us.”

Arcia will provide defensive depth for Atlanta behind shortstop Dansby Swanson. Utility infielder Ehire Adrianza was placed on the injured list on Saturday for personal reasons. He became a U.S. citizen on Monday.

Sobotka, 27, is 1-0 with a 5.36 ERA in 50 relief appearances with the Braves since 2018. He has 61 strikeouts along with 30 walks in 47 innings. He has not appeared in a game this season.

Weigel, 26, pitched in only one game for Atlanta. He allowed two runs on three walks and two hits in two-thirds of an inning in a 10-9 loss to the Washington Nationals in his major league debut on Sept. 4, 2020.

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