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Rays Acquire Aguilar From Brewers In Exchange For Faria

The Rays acquired Jesus Aguilar from the Brewers to combat the AL East's glut of lefthanders.

Best . . . International League Pacific Coast League
Hitter Trea Turner Video-Button Hunter Renfroe Video-Button
Syracuse El Paso
(Nationals) (Padres)
Power Aaron Judge Video-Button Joey Gallo Video-Button
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Round Rock
(Yankees) (Rangers)
Strike-Zone Judgment Jermaine Curtis Dan Vogelbach
Louisville Iowa (Cubs)
(Reds) Tacoma (Mariners)
Baserunner Trea Turner Video-Button Arismendy Alcantara
Syracuse Nashville
(Nationals) (Athletics)
Speed Trea Turner Video-Button Manuel Margot Video-Button
Syracuse El Paso
(Nationals) (Padres)
Pitcher Tyler Glasnow Video-Button Julio Urias Video-Button
Indianapolis Oklahoma City
(Pirates) (Dodgers)
Fastball Luis Severino Video-Button Alex Reyes Video-Button
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Memphis
(Yankees) (Cardinals)
Breaking Pitch Tyler Glasnow Video-Button Braden Shipley Video-Button
Indianapolis Reno
(Pirates) (Diamondbacks)
Changeup Jose Berrios Video-Button Chris Smith
Rochester Nashville
(Twins) (Athletics)
Control Austin Pruitt Brady Rodgers
Durham Fresno
(Rays) (Astros)
Reliever Oliver Drake James Hoyt
Norfolk Fresno
(Orioles) (Astros)
Defensive C Gary Sanchez Video-Button Austin Hedges Video-Button
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre El Paso
(Yankees) (Padres)
Defensive 1B Jesus Aguilar Efren Navarro
Columbus Tacoma (Mariners)
(Indians) Memphis (Cardinals)
Defensive 2B Alen Hanson Mike Freeman
Indianapolis Reno
(Pirates) (Diamondbacks)
Defensive 3B Matt Dominguez Carlos Rivero
Buffalo Reno
(Blue Jays) (Diamondbacks)
Defensive SS Deven Marrero Orlando Arcia Video-Button
Pawtucket Colorado Springs
(Red Sox) (Brewers)
Infield Arm Erik Gonzalez Orlando Arcia Video-Button
Columbus Colorado Springs
(Indians) (Brewers)
Defensive OF Byron Buxton Video-Button Manuel Margot Video-Button
Rochester El Paso
(Twins) (Padres)
Outfield Arm Dariel Alvarez Hunter Renfroe Video-Button
Norfolk El Paso
(Orioles) (Padres)
Most Exciting Player Trea Turner Video-Button Hunter Renfroe Video-Button
Syracuse El Paso
(Nationals) (Padres)
Manager Chris Tremie Pat Listach
Columbus Tacoma
(Indians) (Mariners)

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