Date: Nov 21, 2018
The Cleveland Indians acquired Taiwanese right-hander Hu Chih-wei in a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays for 18-year-old infielder Gionti Turner, the teams announced on Monday.
Hu, 25, appeared in five games in relief for the Rays last season, posting a 4.15 ERA with 12 strikeouts in 13 innings.
He pitched in six games for Tampa Bay the previous season and compiled a 2.70 ERA.
The Taiwanese spent most of the season in the starting rotation at Triple-A Durham, where he went 5-7 with a 4.66 ERA and 92 strikeouts in 24 games.