Source: Jerry Crasnick, ESPN
The St. Louis Cardinals have sent third baseman and former World Series MVP David Freese to the Los Angeles Angels for outfielder Peter Bourjos as part of a four-player trade, the teams confirmed Friday.
Today the club acquired INF David Freese and RHP Fernando Salas from the @Cardinals in exchange for OF Peter Bourjos and OF Randal Grichuk.
— Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) November 22, 2013
— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) November 22, 2013
Freese’s departure did not come as a surprise.
“I definitely would look myself in the mirror and say, ‘Where am I going to be in March?'” Freese said. “I was ready to go anywhere. I’m excited to get this going.”