Harrison Bader exchange: Yankees procure outfielder from Cardinals for Jordan Montgomery

The Cardinals and Yankees have consented to an exchange that will send left-hander Jordan Montgomery to St. Louis

in return for focus defender Harrison Bader, the groups declared.

Montgomery, 29, posted a 3.69 ERA (104 ERA+) and a 4.22 strikeout-to-walk proportion in 114 innings this season in pinstripes.

He's booked to hit free office after the 2023 season. Montgomery does the majority of his work

behind a three-pitch blend: a 93-mph fastball and low-80s changeup and curve. He tosses strikes and has produced

a profession high 46% ground balls this season, making him a solid match before St. Louis' first class protective infield.

Bader, 28, will likewise meet all requirements with the expectation of complimentary organization after next season.

He's presently on the harmed list with plantar fasciitis in his right foot.

He's supposed to return before the ordinary season closes, though not at any point in the near future.