Shane Victorino has spent the last eight seasons with the Phillies.
PHILADELPHIA – The Phillies will be sending Shane Victorino to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Josh Lindblom, Ethan Martin, and a player to be named later or cash.
Victorino, 31, has spent the last eight years with the Phillies, batting in 390 runs and hitting 88 home runs, in addition to being a three-time Gold Glove winner. In 2012, the center-fielder has batted .269 with six home runs and 30 RBI's. In his final game with Philadelphia, he went 3-4 with a home run and a stolen base.
Lindblom, 25, is a right-handed pitcher that has gone 2-2 for the Dodgers this year, pitching in 48 games and posting a 3.02 ERA. He has also averaged 8.1 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched in 2012.
Martin, 23, has a 3.58 ERA and has gone 8-6 in 20 starts for the Chattanooga, the Dodgers' double-A affiliate. The right-handed pitcher was a first-round draft selection for the Dodgers in 2008.