The Cardinals and Yankees have consented to an exchange that will send left-hander Jordan Montgomery to St. Louis in return for focus defender Harrison Bader, the groups reported.
Montgomery, 29, posted a 3.69 ERA (104 ERA+) and a 4.22 strikeout-to-walk proportion in 114 innings this season in pinstripes.
He's booked to hit free organization after the 2023 season.
Montgomery does the vast majority of his work behind a three-pitch blend: a 93-mph fastball and low-80s changeup and curve.
He tosses strikes and has created a vocation high 46% ground balls this season,
making him a solid match before St. Louis' first rate cautious infield.
Bader, 28, will likewise fit the bill with the expectation of complimentary organization after next season.
He's presently on the harmed list with plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
He's supposed to return before the standard season closes, but not at any point in the near future.
MLB.com's Bryan Hoch tweeted that Bader will be shut down for a week or two and placed in a walking boot.