Phillies sent young players into the league Mickey Monyak And the Jadel Sanchez To the Los Angeles Angels for Syndergaard, who returned to NL East after spending his first six seasons with the New York Mets.
29-year-old Syndergaard went 5-8 with a 3.83 ERA in 15 starts after agreeing to a $21 million one-year deal with Los Angeles in November.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to play matches for a team in the post-season hunt,” Syndergaard said at Angels club after seeing the trade. “It’s going to be an exciting race. I won’t be able to avoid the media for the New York Mets now.”
He will start his first game for the Phillies on Thursday, when he faces the Washington Nationals.
Moniak gets off to a fresh start with a new organization after being named by Philadelphia with the #1 overall pick in the 2016 Amateur Draft. The 24-year-old is a 129 batsman in 47 games.
Philadelphia sent little bowler Ben Brown to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for the 37-year-old Robertson, one of the best loyalists on the market ahead of the trade deadline. Velez got a Marsh from Angels in exchange for catching odds Logan Ohbe.
Philadelphia is battling for one of three National League college passes. He hasn’t made a postseason since 2011.
Robertson, who has traveled well, played for Velez in 2019, making seven appearances before being sidelined with an elbow injury that required surgery. He didn’t return to the majors until he made 12 games with Tampa Bay in 2021.
Robertson is 3-0 with 2.23 ERA and 14 assists in 36 games this year. The right-hand man terminated his $3.5 million one-year contract with Cubs on March 16.
“It has been a pleasure to manage,” said Cubs Director David Ross. “He has affected so many players in a positive way.” “He’s very professional. Experience is an important thing in this game. He’s been there. He understands.”
Robertson made his league debut in 2008 and spent his first seven seasons with the New York Yankees, winning the World Series in 2009. He has 151 saves and 2.89 ERAs in 709 appearances in his career.
The 22-year-old Brown was selected by the Phillies in Round 33 of the 2017 Amateur Draft. The right-hander was 3-5 with a 3.08 ERA in 16 appearances with the High-A Jersey Shore this year, including 15 starts.
Marsh is a left-handed, dominant 24-year-old with a display of speed and power. He ranked among the top prospects in Los Angeles before making his major debut last season, but struggled in the major leagues. He is a .239 hitter in 163 games with 10 house bugs, 14 stolen bases and 653 OPS.
His defense is well regarded, and this is an area that Philadelphia desperately needs to upgrade. Marsh Trails Only Brett Phillips and Minnesota Max Kepler Among the major league players in the Outs are above average, according to Statcast.
“It was a little bit of a draw, but I have to keep working and so does this organization,” Marsh said. “It’s just part of the job.”
Velez stayed in the knockout race despite losing 2021 NL MVP Bryce Harper due to a broken thumb on June 25th. He is expected to start swinging at bats soon and should be back before the end of the season.
Philadelphia has also appointed a veteran defensive player Odubel Herrera and loyal Juris Familia for commissioning. The move could end Herrera’s eight-year tenure with the team that included a lengthy ban under Major League Baseball’s Common Domestic Violence Policy.
22-year-old O’Hoppe has developed into one of the top prospects to attract major corporations. He was hitting .275 with 15 homers and 45 RBIs in 75 games with Double-A Reading.