Padres Announce Six Player Trade with Angels

Blue_SDThe team announced a six-player trade with the Los Angeles Angels sending RHP’s Huston Street and Trevor Gott in exchange for INF Taylor Lindsey, INF Jose Rondon, RHP R.J. Alvarez and RHP Elliot Morris.

Official release:

PADRES ANNOUNCE SIX-PLAYER TRADE WITH LOS ANGELES ANGELS

— Club acquires INFs Taylor Lindsey and Jose Rondon and RHPs R.J. Alvarez and Elliot Morris —

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired infielders Taylor Lindsey and Jose Rondon and right-handed pitchers R.J. Alvarez and Elliot Morris from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for right-handed pitchers Huston Street and Trevor Gott.

Prior to the start of the 2014 season, Lindsay was rated as the 93rd top prospect by Baseball America. So far this season, he is batting .274 with 73 hits and 30 RBI’s for the Salt Lake Bees.

Rondon, a top ranked prospect and native of Venezuela, recently represented the Angels for the World team at the 2014 XM Futures game and is hitting.327 for the Angels high-A affiliate.

Alvarez has a .33 ERA in 27 innings pitched so far this season for the Arkansas Travelers.

Morris, has split this season between Single-A Burlington and Inland Empire with 16 starts and going a combined 5-4 with a 3.27 ERA.

8 Comments

Again….prospects for proven talent. Guys who aren’t major league ready and probably won’t for at least 2 more seasons….if the Padres are lucky. The Padres haven’t gotten a major league ready player in a trade since Adrian Gonzalez. When will the Padres trade proven talent for proven talent?

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