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Phillies trade for Thor, send Moniak to Angels

The Phillies acquired Angels right-hander Noah Syndergaard on Tuesday in a deal that sends former No. 1 overall pick Mickey Moniak and prospect Jadiel Sanchez back to the Angels.

Syndergaard will join former Mets rotation-mate Zack Wheeler, who has provided a one-two punch along with Aaron Nola atop the Phillies’ starting staff this season. Though the long-haired righty, who garnered the nickname Thor during his time in Queens, has battled injuries, he made 15 starts for the Angels this season with a 3.83 ERA.

Philadelphia was busy ahead of Tuesday’s Trade Deadline, also acquiring reliever David Robertson and and outfielder Brandon Marsh.

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