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D-backs acquire Langwell from Indians to complete Kubel trade


The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) have acquired right-handed pitcher Matt Langwell from the Cleveland Indians to complete the August 30 trade for outfielder Jason Kubel, according to D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.

Langwell, 27, was 3-4 with 2 saves, a 2.24 ERA (15 ER in 60.1 IP) and 52 strikeouts in 42 relief appearances (1 start) with Triple-A Columbus in 2013. He also appeared in 5 games with the Indians this season, going 1-0 with a 5.06 ERA (3 ER in 5.1 IP) and 6 strikeouts.

The 6-foot-2, 220-pounder has gone 18-15 with 17 saves and a 2.92 ERA (115 ER in 354.0 IP) in 234 appearances (9 starts) over 6 Minor League seasons in the Indians organization (2008-13). Langwell was selected by Cleveland in the 11th round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft.

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