One week after trading one of their starting outfielders, the Minnesota Twins dealt another in their continued pursuit of starting pitching.
The team announced Thursday that it has traded center fielder Ben Revere to the Philadelphia Phillies for 25-year-old right-hander Vance Worley and 23-year-old pitching prospect Trevor May.
Worley, a third-round pick of the Phillies in 2008, made 23 starts in the majors last season. He was 6-9 with a 4.20 ERA and 107 strikeouts in 133 innings. In three seasons with Philadelphia, Worley is 18-13 with a 3.50 ERA.
May pitched at Double-A Reading last season. He was 10-13 with a 4.87 ERA and 151 strikeouts in 149 23 innings. He was the Phillies' fourth-round pick in the 2008 draft. MLB.com ranked him as the Phillies' second-best pitching prospect. May also was named the Phillies' Minor League Pitcher of the Year.
Revere, 24, was the Twins' first-round pick (28th overall) in the 2007 draft. He made his major league debut in 2010 ...