(AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired All-Star pitcher Dan Haren from Oakland and traded major league saves leader Jose Valverde to Houston in separate swaps involving 12 players.
The Athletics also sent right-hander Connor Robertson to Arizona and received six players: left-handers Brett Anderson, Dana Eveland and Greg Smith; infielder Chris Carter; and outfielders Aaron Cunningham and Carlos Gonzalez.
In the other deal, the NL West champion Diamondbacks received reliever Chad Qualls, former University of Tennessee infielder Chris Burke and right-hander Juan Gutierrez from the Astros for Valverde.
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