Quick Hits: Betancourt, Rangers, Cobb, Lynn, Padres

Brewers infield prospect Javier Betancourt was shot in the arm in the wake of an argument on Friday in his native Venezuela, according to reporter Andriw Sanchez Ruiz (hat tip to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel).  Betancourt is headed to Milwaukee to recover and surgery may be required, though Brewers GM David Stearns told Haudricourt (Twitter link) that the club...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
November 27, 2017

Minor Leaguer Betancourt injured in shooting

Brewers general manager David Stearns confirmed reports that Minor League infielder Javier Betancourt suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound during an incident in Venezuela, and Stearns said MLB security was investigating the matter.
November 26, 2017

Brewers Trade K-Rod To Tigers

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Milwaukee Brewers have traded closer Francisco Rodriguez to the Detroit Tigers. While the trade hasn’t been officially announced and the return hasn’t been confirmed, infielder Javier Betancourt‘s name has been floated around. He is 21 years old, and has him ranked as the 11th best prospect in the Tigers’ system. The Tigers are...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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