clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Reds acquire Esteban Yan

For Kyle Edens:

The Reds have acquired veteran reliever Esteban Yan and cash from the Angels for minor league pitcher Kyle Edens.

Yan, who turns 31 next month, was designated for assignment by the Angels on Friday. He has compiled a 6.85 ERA in 13 appearances this year and is making $1.25 million.

Jerry Narron said the Reds will use Yan, who can throw in the mid-90s, as a short reliever. That means it won't necessarily be Justin Germano getting the ax when Yan gets here tomorrow.

Kyle Edens probably wasn't ever going to make it to the big leagues, so what the hell. Maybe Yan can get things figured out.