Angels acquire Padres closer Huston Street

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor

Anaheim, CA, United States (4E Sports) – The Los Angeles Angels acquired San Diego Padres closer Huston Street and prospect right-hander Trevor Gott for minor-leaguers Taylor Lindsey, R.J. Alvarez, Jose Rondon and Elliot Morris.

“Huston brings us a quality ninth-inning presence that really enhances our team,” said Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto.

Street, 30, is a two-time All-Star who has the highest save percentage (92.5) in MLB since the start of the 2012 season.

Angels manager Mike Scioscia sees Street taking over the ninth inning.

Gott has a 4.63 ERA in 10 relief appearances at Double-A San Antionio.

Lindsey, 22, Alvarez, 23, and Rondon, 20, are all ranked as top-10 Angels prospects by MLB.com.

The highest-rated is Lindsey, who is rated at No. 2 by MLB.com with Baseball America ranking him at No. 1.

Alvarez has been with Double-A Arkansas all season where he allowed just two runs (one earned) in 21 appearances.

Rondon had a breakout season with Class A Advanced Inland Empire and earned a spot on the World team in the All-Star Futures Game.

Morris, 22, split this season between Class A Burlington and Class A Advanced Inland Empire, appearing in 17 games, with 16 starts.

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