Two pitchers acquired in trades last year helped Iowa and Tennessee to wins Saturday night. Barret Loux, pictured, fanned five in his first career AAA win while Kyle Hendricks got his first AA victory tossing six innings for the Smokies. Darwin Barney played at Iowa going 1-4 in a rehab start.
The Texas Rangers re-acquired right-hander Jake Brigham from the Chicago Cubs for righty Barret Loux and a player to be named later.
Brigham was sent to the Cubs before the trade deadline in a deal for catcher Geovany Soto. But Brigham only pitched in two games after the trade and then went on the disabled list with a right elbow strain.
Sending Loux and the PTBNL to Chicago allows...
Hot News for P Barret Loux
Frisco RoughRiders starting pitcher Barret Loux improved to 9-0 through nine Double-A starts after he worked seven innings of two-hit ball on Sunday. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action in the Texas Rangers' system.