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HomeBaseballBraves commerce right-handers Kyle Wright and Nick Anderson to Royals

Braves commerce right-handers Kyle Wright and Nick Anderson to Royals


ATLANTA — The Braves jettisoned two extra arbitration-eligible gamers in two separate trades with Kansas Metropolis on Friday, sending right-handers Kyle Wright and Nick Anderson to the Royals.

Atlanta acquired right-hander Jackson Kowar within the Wright deal. Anderson was traded for $100,000.

A day earlier, Atlanta dealt pitcher Mike Soroka and infielder Nicky Lopez to the Chicago White Sox together with pitchers Jared Shuster and Riley Gowens and infielder Braden Shewmake for left-handed reliever Aaron Bummer.

The 28-year-old Wright is anticipated to overlook the 2024 season after he had surgical procedure in October to restore a torn capsule in his pitching shoulder. He was 1-3 with a 6.97 ERA in 9 video games with Atlanta this 12 months.

Wright had a breakout efficiency in 2022, going 21-5 with a 3.19 ERA in 30 begins. He turned the primary Braves pitcher to guide the majors in wins since Tom Glavine in 2000.

Kowar was chosen by Kansas Metropolis within the first spherical of the 2018 novice draft. He went 2-0 with a 6.43 ERA in 23 huge league video games this 12 months.

The 33-year-old Anderson was 4-0 with one save and a 3.06 ERA in 35 appearances for Atlanta this 12 months. He missed the 2022 season following surgical procedure on Oct. 27, 2021, to restore a torn proper UCL.

Anderson is 11-6 with a 2.93 ERA in 128 reduction appearances over 4 seasons for Miami (2019), Tampa Bay (2019 to 2021) and the Braves. He gained Recreation 2 of the 2020 World Collection in opposition to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Left-hander Austin Cox was designated for project by the Royals to open a roster spot. The 26-year-old was 0-1 with a 4.54 ERA in three begins and 21 reduction appearances for the Royals, making his huge league debut on Might 4.

Bummer has a $5.5 million wage subsequent 12 months within the ultimate assured season of a $16 million, five-year deal that features staff choices at $7.25 million for 2025 and $7.5 million for 2026. Every possibility carries a $1.25 million buyout.

Kansas Metropolis additionally agreed to a $1.1 million, one-year contract with left-hander Josh Taylor and declined to supply contracts to right-hander Josh Staumont, left-hander Austin Cox, outfielder Diego Hernandez and catcher Logan Porter, permitting them to turn into free brokers.

Atlanta declined contracts to right-handers Yonny Chirinos, Penn Murfee and Michael Tonkin, left-hander Angel Perdomo, catcher Chadwick Tromp and infielder Lucas Williams. Chirinos had been designated for project on Tuesday.

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