Los Angeles Angels

Angels Acquire Huston Street for Prospects


Huston Street TradeThe Los Angeles Angels have agreed to send four prospects to the San Diego Padres for Huston Street and one Padres prospect. The Angels are in need of some consistency in the bullpen and Street should fit that need nicely.

The trade is pending the obligatory physicals being passed by the players involved.

Street, 30, has converted 24 of 25 save opportunities this season with a 1.09 ERA, 0.76 WHIP and 34 strikeouts against only seven walks in 33 innings pitched in 2014.

The Angels traded closers with the Pittsburgh Pirates earlier in the year, but new acquisitionJason Grilli is historically inconsistent, although in in eight games for the Angels since the deal, is 1-1 with a 1.29 ERA.

Taylor Lindsey is one of the prospects who will be headed back to the Padres. Lindsey, 22, is hitting .247/.323/.400 with 13 doubles, four triples, eight homers, 30 RBI, 50 runs and seven steals in 75 games for Triple-A Salt Lake this season.

R.J, Alvarez is a 23-year-old right-handed reliever. He has a 0.33 ERA, 0.85 WHIP and 38 strikeouts in 27 innings at Double-A this season.

Jose Rondon is a 20-year-old shortstop who is hitting .327/.362/.418 with 17 doubles, 5 triples, zero homers, 24 RBI, 40 runs and eight steals in High-A.

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