WJBD Radio


Now Playing

National Sports

WJBD - National Sports - Rockies Trade for Drew Stubbs

Rockies Trade for Drew Stubbs

Major League Baseball(DENVER) -- The Colorado Rockies sent left-handed reliever Josh Outman to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder Drew Stubbs on Wednesday.

The 29-year-old Stubbs played in 146 games last season hitting .230 with 10 home runs, 45 RBIs and 17 stolen bases.

"He is a very talented player, a guy that's got a legit power and speed combo," Rockies skipper Walt Weiss said. "He's a very good defender with lots of tools that jump out with you, and another factor is he can not only play center field but all three positions."

Meanwhile the Indians obtain Outman to help fill out a bullpen that has lost Chris Perez, Joe Smith and Matt Albers this offseason.

The 29-year-old Outman has pitched five seasons in the majors. During that time he has compiled a 12-11 record, 4.61 ERA and a 1.42 WHIP.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

See other NationalSports news:

Diamondbacks Place OF Mark Trumbo On 15-Day DL
Mike Conley Awarded NBA's Joe Dumars Trophy
MLB Suspends Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda
Scoreboard Roundup - 4/24/14
Richard Sherman on New Contract: It's 'All About Respect'

Loyal Listener Club

Club Login

Follow Us At

This Site logo