The Baltimore Orioles today acquired RHP TYLER BURCH from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for INF FREDDY GALVIS and cash considerations. Burch has been assigned to High-A Aberdeen.
Burch, 23, went 4-3 with a 3.99 ERA (13 ER/29.1 IP), 49 strikeouts, and a 1.091 WHIP in 23 games between Low-A Clearwater and High-A Jersey Shore this season. Over 35 career minor league games, he has gone 8-4 with a 2.63 ERA (19 ER/65.0 IP) and 83 strikeouts against 14 walks, while posting a 1.031 WHIP. He was originally signed by Philadelphia as a non-drafted free agent out of Lewis-Clark State College (ID) on June 12, 2019.
Galvis, 31, appeared in 72 games for the Orioles this season, slashing .249/.306/.414 (62-for-249) with 22 extra-base hits, 36 runs scored, and 26 RBI.