Royals trade minor-league pitcher Angel Baez to Astros for cash considerations

The Royals shipped 24-year-old right-handed pitcher Angel Baez to the Houston Astros for cash considerations.

Baez posted a 4.65 ERA as a reliever at Class-AA Northwest Arkansas in 2014.

Baez struck out 71 batters in 62 innings. But he also issued 4.2 walks per nine innings.

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