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Padres Trade Huston Street to Angels

The San Diego Padres have traded closer Huston Street to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for minor leaguers Taylor Lindsey, R.J. Alvarez, Jose Rondon and Elliot Morris.  The Angels sent closer Ernesto Frieri to the Pittsburgh Pirates earlier this year in exchange for Jason GrilliJoe Smith had been closing games for LA and had picked up 15 saves this season.

Street has been dominate in 33 innings this season allowing just 18 hits and striking out 34 batters en route to 24 saves in 25 opportunities for the lowly Friars. Street joins the Angels amidst a pennant race in the American League West, who are 9-1 across their last 10 games and now sit 21 games over .500.