The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
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The Houston Astros have traded Lucas Harrell to the D-backs in exchange for cash considerations and a player to be named later.
Harrell made the Astros starting rotation out of Spring Training but went 0-3 with a 9.39 ERA in three starts before being sent to Triple-A on April 16th.
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
Adam Eaton could evolve into one of the best top-of-the-order hitters in the league.