In a surprising move, the Golden Glovers have sent OF Willie McGee and pitcher Bartolo Colon to the Rolling Thunder for Marcus Stroman and Dmitri Young to try to bolster their pitching staff for the second half of the season.
Stroman, who was the Thunder’s No. 1 starting pitcher going into the season has struggled a bit at 3-3 with a 4.05 ERA and 65 hits allowed in 55 innings.
Meanwhile, the Thunder are looking to help their offense, get McGee, who is hitting .315 with eight triples.
To complete the deal, the Thunder sent Young (.222, 0 HR, 1 RBI) to the Glovers, while the Glovers sent back Colon (3-2, 6.75 ERA).