MLB: Cardinals get Westbrook, Padres get Ludwick, Indians get Kluber in a 3 way trade
The Cardinals, Padres, and Indians completed a 3 way trade in which the Cardinals acquire P Jake Westbrook from the Indians, and Padres P Nick Greenwood, the Padres acquire OF Ryan Ludwick from the Cardinals, and the Indians acquire P Corey Kluber from the Padres. The Cardinals a much need 4th starter in Jake Westbrook, acquire minor leaguer Nick Greenwood and trade OF Ryan Ludwick who will be replaced everyday by the up and coming OF John Jay. Westbrook is 6-7, with a 4.65 ERA, and 73 K’s. The Padres acquire OF Ryan Ludwick who should fit right into the everyday starting lineup as a RBI machine. Ludwick is batting .281, with 11 homers, and 43 RBI’s. The Indians acquire P Corey Kluber who is currently in AA. Kluber is 6-6, with a 3.45 ERA and 136 K’s.