The Rays traded with the right hand for relief Hunter Strickland to the angels, reports Mark Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Tampa Bay will receive monetary considerations or a player to be named later in return, following a message from Angels.
The 32-year-old Strickland joined Reyes on a small league contract in the winter and he stayed during his brief stint with the club after he promoted him in early April. Strickland returned from a rough two years split between sailors, nationals and targets to record a meager 1.69 ERA (with the less spectacular 3.76 SIERA) in 16 passes and post a 24.2% strike rate against 9 , 1% walking rate as Ray.
Strickland will now return to California, where he spent the first five years of his career in San Francisco. Over 226 shots as a Giant from 201