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ARODYS VIZCAINO RUMORS

Atlanta Signs Basically Tommy La Stella

About two weeks ago, the Atlanta Baseball Club traded second baseman Tommy La Stella away to the Chicago Cubs for a small collection of international bonus slots and also right-hander Arodys Vizcaino. The move provided clues as to Atlanta’s dollar valuation of the aforementioned bonus slots relative to baseball’s free-agent market. What else it did […]
Via Fangraphs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

La Stella Trade Provides Clues to Valuation of Bonus Slots

On Sunday — while much of America watched football, and at least one American (the author, in this case) shopped for boxed wines at a local discount grocer — the Atlanta Braves traded Tommy La Stella to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for right-hander Arodys Vizcaino and the right to spend about $800 thousand more […]
Via Fangraphs
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

La Stella and the Bonus Pools

The relationship between Arodys Vizcaino and the Atlanta Braves stretches back December 2009, when the team acquired him from the Yankees—who signed him as a 16-year-old in 2007. Since that trade, the symbiosis between player and team has come full circle, ensnaring several players—both notable and obscure—and millions of dollars in the transactional eddies that continue...
Via The Sports Post
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves trade infielder Tommy La Stella to Cubs

On Sunday, the Chicago Cubs sent longtime pitching prospect Arodys Vizcaino back to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for rookie second baseman Tommy La Stella. Atlanta also obtained Chicago’s number two, three and four bonus slots, while the Cubs received the Braves’ number four slot. That will increase Atlanta’s chances to sign an international player. #Cubs acquired INF...
Via Baseball Essential
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs get 2B La Stella from Braves for reliever Vizcaino

  The Chicago Cubs have acquired second baseman Tommy La Stella in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino. Chicago and Atlanta also swapped four international pool slots in Sunday's deal, with three going to the Braves and one to the Cubs. The 25-year-old La Stella made his major league debut this year and hit .251 with one homer and 31 RBI in 93 games. The...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Acquire 2B Tommy La Stella From Braves, Leading To Lots Of Speculation

The Cubs made a puzzling move today and traded RHP Arodys Vizcaino to the Braves for second baseman Tommy La Stella. The Cubs also got Atlanta’s No. 4 international signing bonus slot and sent their Nos. 2, 3 and 4 international signing bonus slots to the Braves. La Stella, 25, is strictly a second baseman and made his big-league debut this year with the Braves and batted .251...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves trade for righty reliever Vizcaino, ship La Stella to Cubs

The Braves' immediate plans for their most heralded organizational prospect may have been revealed in a simple swap with the Chicago Cubs. On Sunday, Atlanta traded second baseman Tommy La Stella to Chicago for pitcher Arodys Vizcaino, a one-time farmhand with the Braves (2010-11). The two clubs also exchanged various international "bonus pool" picks to complete the...
Via Fox Sports South
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10: Chicago Cubs Prospects

As we enter the final throes of the Chicago Cubs 2014 season, Cubs fans have begun to look forward to the future. With prospects such as Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler, and Arodys Vizcaino all in AAA, it may not be unreasonable to suggest that 2015 could be a competitive year on the north side. However, it does not stop there, in AA and below, the Cubs have some true talent. 10. Victor...
Via Sports Mockery
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs prospects report: Blackburn, Underwood, Tseng, Vizcaino

Last week, we featured several Chicago Cubs prospects who were excelling this season as they were promoted to higher levels within the Cubs’ system.  Today, we feature a handful of Cubs’ prospects who could boost the pitching staff in future years. Offseason rankings by most professional scouting services rate the Cubs’ minor league system as one of the best in professional...
Via The Sports Bank
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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