The Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday acquired right-handed pitcher Noah Syndergaard from the Los Angeles. Happened shortly before the 2022 MLB deadline for trades, Jayson Stark reports. According to Stark, the Outfielder Mickey Moniak — a former No. #1 overall MLB draft pick. Furthermore, another potential player is being sent for the Angels in exchange.
Noah Syndergaard 30, who will turn 30 in the month of August and has pitched to an 3.83 the ERA/105. ERA+ and an 2.91 K/BB rate in just 80 innings pitched for the Angels. It’s a good bounce-back season for Syndergaaard who was out of the 2020 season , and nearly all of 2021 after recovering of Tommy John surgical procedure. Although “Thor” does not have the speed of the past at least not right now however he’s able to do so due to his more balanced and balanced set of pitches. In Philly He’ll be placed behind the formidable two-two combination that is Aaron Nola and Zack Wheeler.
Syndergaard is due the remainder of a contract worth $22 million for the current season. He is available for free agency in the next winter.
In the case of the Angels they’re getting an ex-No. 1 overall selection in Moniak. He’s currently aged 24. He’s had a difficult time over 105 plate appearances in three seasons, and could gain from a change in the scenery.