To prepare for Ohtani, the Dodgers and the Yankees conduct a 2:1 trade

December 12, 2023 0 Comments

The Dodgers and Yankees conducted a trade.

The official Major League Baseball website, reported that the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees conducted a trade on December 12 (Korean time).

The Dodgers sent left-hander Victor Gonzalez and infielder Hobbit Vivas to the Yankees, and the Yankees gave infielder Trey Sweeney to the Dodgers.

This trade was made as a follow-up to the Dodgers’ free agent contract. The Dodgers, who re-signed Joe Kelly and agreed to a mega contract with Shohei Ohtani, needed a spot for them on the 40-man roster.

To make room on the roster, the Dodgers gave up players included on the 40-man roster. The Yankees sent a prospect who was not included on the 40-man roster. Gonzalez, a 28-year-old reliever, pitched in 93 games over three seasons for the Dodgers, recording 23 holds and an ERA of 3.22. He is also expected to be used as a middle relief pitcher by the Yankees.

Vivas is a Venezuelan infielder born in 2001 who has not yet debuted in the big league. Vivas, who entered the Single A stage in 2021 and stayed in Single A until the 2022 season, rose to Double A and Triple A this year. His overall performance in five minor league seasons is .281/.383/.422, 39 home runs, 259 RBIs, and 61 stolen bases in 474 games. His performance this year in Double-A and Triple-A is .269/.381/.407 with 13 home runs, 63 RBI, and 25 stolen bases in 135 games.

Sweeney, who headed to the Dodgers, is an infielder born in 2000 who was selected by the Yankees in the first round (20th pick) of the 2021 rookie draft. His overall performance in three minor league seasons is .248/.361/.429, 36 home runs, 119 RBI, and 55 stolen bases in 244 games. This year, he played in 100 games in Double A and hit .252/.367/.411 with 13 home runs, 49 RBIs, and 20 stolen bases. 토토사이트웹 .

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