(Toronto) The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired left-handed pitcher Steven Matz from the New York Mets.
The Blue Jays confirmed the deal on Wednesday. In return for Matz, right-handed pitchers Yennsy Diaz, Sean Reid-Foley and Josh Winckowski were traded to the Mets.
The 29-year-old Matz has spent his entire career with the Mets.
He was 31-41, an earned-run average of 4.35 and struck out 552 batters in 579 2/3 innings over 112 games and six seasons with the Mets.
The left-handed pitcher made six starts and came in relief three times in a tough 2020 season. He was averaging 9.68 earned runs when he was placed on the injured list a month before the end. of the season due to pain in the left shoulder.