Cubs trade for Padres pitcher
|Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 7:07 PM- -|
The Chicago Cubs are making moves on Tuesday as they figure out their 40-man roster right before the Rule 5 draft.
The team acquired reliever Rowan Wick from the San Diego Padres for infielder Jason Vosler.
The Cubs' 40-man roster is now full at 40 players.
Vosler hit .251 with 23 homers and 93 RBIs in 129 games between Double-A Tennesee and Triple-A Iowa last season. He is a 25-year old lefty hitter that primarily plays third base.
Wick had a 6.48 ERA in 8.1 innings pitched for the Padres last season. However, he had impressive numbers in the AA/AAA minors with a 2.67 ERA with 14 saves in 49 appearances and his fastball helped him with a high 10.7K per nine innings last season.
He was drafted by the Cardinals in the 9th round (300th overall) in the 2012 draft.