Japanese right-hander Tomokazu Ohka was acquired from the Washington Nationals in exchange for infielder Junior Spivey, the Milwaukee Brewers said Friday.

The 29-year-old Ohka, who was scheduled to start against the Seattle Mariners the same day, is expected to join his new teammates in Philadelphia on Saturday and possibly fill a rotation spot before the Brewers’ three-game series against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays away which starts Monday.

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