The Washington Nationals have traded reliever Drew Storen to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for outfielder Ben Revere. The team issued a press release late Friday.
Revere, 28 in May, hit .306/.342/.377 with 31 steals in 38 attempts between Philadelphia and Toronto. In six MLB seasons, he’s a .295/.328/.348 hitter. He’s a competent fielder and as a left-handed hitter, will most likely start in centerfield, allowing Michael Taylor to be used as a super-sub and providing insurance against the inevitable seasonal trip to the D.L. for Jayson Werth. [Read more…]