ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals acquired left-hander Anthony Misiewicz from their cross-state rival Kansas City Royals for cash issues on Wednesday.
To make room on the 40-man roster, St. Louis designated right-hander James Naile for task on the Missouri native’s thirtieth birthday.
The 28-year-old Misiewicz, who was anticipated to compete for a spot within the Royals bullpen, cut up final season between the Mariners and Kansas City. He went 1-2 with a 4.34 ERA with 27 strikeouts in 29 innings.
Misiewicz was expendable when the Royals bolstered their bullpen with a collection of latest strikes, buying and selling outfielder Michael A. Taylor to the Twins and injury-prone shortstop Adalberto Mondesi to the Red Sox to internet a trio of pitching prospects. The Royals additionally signed reliever Aroldis Chapman to a $3.75 million deal for 2023 within the hopes the seven-time All-Star can bounce again from a disappointing season with the Yankees.
Misiewicz has appeared in 119 video games since making his debut in 2020 for Seattle. He is 6-9 with a 4.43 ERA however has been particularly efficient in opposition to left-handed hitters, permitting a .250 common to them.
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