Archive for Wednesday, June 6, 2001

Royals swap Santiago, Byrd

June 6, 2001


The Kansas City Royals traded right-hander Jose Santiago to Philadelphia for right-hander Paul Byrd on Tuesday.

Byrd was 0-1 with an 8.10 ERA for the Phillies. He is 29-29 with a 4.70 ERA in eight major league seasons with the New York Mets, Atlanta and Philadelphia.

Santiago was 2-2 with a 6.75 ERA in 20 games with the Royals this year.

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