New York Yankees acquire Harrison Bader
The New York Yankees traded pitcher Jordan Montgomery
to the St. Louis Cardinals team in exchange for center fielder Harrison Bader
the teams announced Tuesday. New York will receive a teammate to be named later
or cash considerations as part of the deal, which was struck before the trade deadline.
Montgomery has been the top performer for the Yankees, posting a 3.77 ERA in 272 innings across 51 starts over the past two seasons.
However, Harrison Bader was 0-2 with a 5.36 ERA in his last eight outings.
Harrison Bader has not played since June 26 with plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
He played six seasons for the Cardinals, hitting .256/.303/.370 in 72 games with five homers this season. Bader won the Gold Glove in 2021.