Just before the trade deadline at 6 p.m. ET on Tuesday, the Phillies reportedly acquired starting pitcher Noah Syndergard in a trade with the Angels, According to Jason Stark sports.
Los Angeles will get two potential rewards: outfielders Mickey Moniak and Jadiel Sanchez.
Syndgard, who signed a one-year, $21 million deal with the Angels last offseason, is 5-8 with a 3.83 ERA in 15 starts this season. He missed nearly all of the first two seasons while recovering from Tommy John surgery, and while his average fastball speed and strikeouts were below pre-injury par, he has spent most of the season All effectively returned to the mound.
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Monique, 24, was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 draft, but he has yet to reach that level as a pro. Over the past three seasons, he’s played 47 games in the majors, hitting .129 in that span and hitting 41 in 105 games. He has a career .256/.305/.410 slash in the minors and a 0.924 OPS in 28 games across three divisions this season.
Sanchez, 21, was drafted in the 12th round in 2019 and is hitting .236/0.286/0.429 in single-A this season.
The Phillies trailed the Mets by 10 games in the National League East on Tuesday and led the Cardinals by one game for their third and final wild-card berth in the NL.
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