"We also want to wish Ryan Ludwick all the best with the Padres. He did an outstanding job for us over the past 3 1/2 seasons," he said.
Westbrook traded to Cardinals, Ludwick to Padres →
"It's tough because this is all I've known other than about a week in the big leagues with the Yankees," he said.
Cards get Westbrook from Cleve, send Ludwick to SD →