KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals announced Monday they traded outfielder Michael A. Taylor to the Minnesota Twins for two pitchers, left-hander Evan Sisk and right-hander Steven Cruz.
Sisk, 25 spent parts of the 2022 season with the Twins Double-A club in Wichita and with their Triple-A club in St. Paul, according to news release from the Royals.
Cruz enjoyed a strong season with the Twins Double-A club, recording 6 strikeouts in 56 innings
Taylor, 31, spent the last 2 seasons with the Royals after playing the first seven years of his major league career with the Washington Nationals.
He hit .254 with 9 home runs and 43 RBIs in the 2022 season.
Taylor is known for his prowess in the field, winning a Gold Glove in 2021.
Taylor played on the 2019 Washington Nationals team that won the World Series.