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Sources: Braves acquire Vazquez from White Sox

ATLANTA - Javier Vazquez is likely headed from the Chicago White Sox to the Atlanta Braves in a multiplayer trade.

The teams reached a tentative agreement Tuesday that would send the 32-year-old pitcher to Atlanta, two people familiar with the deal said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the trade had not been finalized.

That could happen today. Vazquez must take a physical for the deal to be completed, one of the people said, and he was likely to be examined today.

It was unclear who the Braves would send to Chicago in exchange for Vazquez. The right-hander was 12-16 with a 4.67 ERA in 33 starts for the AL Central champions this season, surpassing 200 innings for the eighth time in nine years.

The trade agreement was reported earlier by several news outlets.

Vazquez has a 127-129 career record with Montreal, the New York Yankees, Arizona and the White Sox.