Found October 31, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Shortly after exercising a $13 million option on his contract for next season, the Los Angeles Angels then turned around and traded right-handed pitcher Ervin Santana to the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, according to multiple media reports. In return, the Royals sent minor league left-hander Brandon Sisk to Los Angeles. Santana has been a key part of the Angels' starting rotation since 2005, having compiled a record of 96-80 during that time with a 4.33 ERA, having at least 23 starts in each season. He has spent his entire professional baseball career with the Angels, who signed Santana as a free agent in 2000. Santana, who recorded 16 wins or more in three of his seasons with the Angels, including a berth on the 2008 American League All-Star team, turns 30 in December. He threw a no-hitter in 2011 and a one-hitter this past season, but he also tailed off in 2012, finishing with an uncharacteristically poor 9-13 record and a 5.16 ERA. He also allowed an A.L. league high...
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