April 16, 2024
Former Chicago White Sox beginning pitcher Dylan Stop (84) delivered a pitch in opposition to the New York Yankees on Aug. 7, 2023 at Assured Charge Discipline in Chicago. (Picture by Melissa Tamez/Icon Sportswire)

The Padres shored up their beginning pitching in a giant approach, saying Wednesday that they acquired right-handed pitcher Dylan Stop from the Chicago White Sox.

They despatched right-handers Steven Wilson, Drew Thorpe and Jairo Iriarte, and outfielder Samuel Zavala to Chicago, President of Baseball Operations and Basic Supervisor A.J. Preller stated.

Stop, 28, set a profession excessive with 33 begins in 2023 and struck out 214 batters, for his third consecutive season with 30-plus begins and 200-plus strikeouts.

General, the 6-foot-2, 200-pound righty went 7-9 with a 4.58 ERA, together with a 3.48 ERA versus Nationwide League opponents.

In 2022, Stop completed second within the American League Cy Younger voting behind Houston’s Justin Verlander, going 14-8 with a 2.20 ERA and a career-best 227 strikeouts, whereas opponents hit .190 in opposition to him.

He ranked second amongst all AL hurlers that yr in ERA, strikeouts, opponent common and hits per 9 innings (6.16), and third in strikeouts per 9 innings. Stop additionally set a Main League report by making 14 consecutive begins permitting one earned run or much less from Could 29-August 11, 2022.

Over 5 Main League seasons, relationship again to 2019, Stop has compiled a 43-35 report with a 3.83 ERA and 792 strikeouts to only 294 walks in 123 profession begins. Since his first full season in 2021, he ranks first amongst all AL pitchers in begins (97) and strikeouts per 9 innings (667), tied for fourth in wins (34) and fifth in innings pitched (526.2) and opponent common (.221).

He was initially chosen by the Chicago Cubs within the sixth spherical of the 2014 First-12 months Participant Draft from Milton Excessive Faculty in Georgia earlier than being traded to the White Sox in July 2017.

Stop will put on No. 84 for the Padres.

Wilson, a reliever, spent components of two seasons with the crew, showing in 50 video games with a 3.06 ERA in 2022 and 52 video games with a 3.91 ERA final yr.

The opposite three items within the commerce have been prospects. Thorpe’s transient tenure with the Padres got here to an finish – the crew acquired him within the December Juan Soto commerce with the Yankees. Baseball named him Pitching Prospect of the 12 months in October.