The pirates got right-handed people Kyle Keller The two teams announced that they would receive cash from the Angels in exchange.In order to establish roster space, the pirates pointed out that right-handed Edgar Santana Already designated for distribution.
Keller personally touched the DFA line earlier this week, and the 27-year-old boy now finds himself trading for the second time in 15 months after joining the Angels and Marlins swaps in January 2020. . In the past two seasons, in 13 MLB innings with Miami and Los Angeles, his 4.15 ERA has hit 12 combos, but has also gone 10.
Keller has almost been a substitute player in his career. In the Miami farm system, in 249 2/3 games, his ERA was 3.53 and his strikeout rate was 31
Santana is no stranger to injuries, he underwent Tommy John surgery in September 2018. The repair process allowed Santana to spend a lot of money throughout the 2019 season, and then missed the entire 2020 due to 80 PED suspensions. In accordance with the terms of the suspension, Santana must still withdraw from the first 20 games of the season to be eligible to return to the game.
Before suspending his career, Santana achieved impressive results in his first two Major League Baseball seasons. The right-hander posted a 3.31 ERA / 3.77 SIERA in 84 1/3 innings in the bullpen in Pittsburgh in 2017-18, with an impressive walking speed of 6.8%, but the strikeout rate was below average. Is 21%.