Angels acquire 2B Josh Rutledge from Colorado for reliever Jairo Diaz, hard-throwing right-hander who debuted in 2014.
— Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) December 11, 2014
Rutledge, 25, hit for a slash of .269/.323/.405 with 4 home runs, 88 wRC+ with a -0.09 fWAR and .729 OPS. In 947 plate appearances with the Rockies over the past 3 seasons he has a 79 wRC+, and a combined fWAR of -1.1.
Diaz, 23, posted a 3.48 ERA in 64.2 innings with High-A and Double-A for the Angels. He struck out 85 while walking 20 He has a career 5.36 ERA in 367.2 innings pitched in the Angels’ minor league system. He is known to throw mid to high nineties.