SP León "Long Haul" Rivera (21, AAA) - Minor League Contract
Crystal Lake receives:
SS Pablo Espinosa (23, AAA) - Minor League Contract
Rivera has seen continued success at AAA.
Espinosa has struggled in an every-day role in the majors.
Intent: Crystal Lake acquired Espinosa to be their starting shortstop in 2009. An anonymous Sandgnats official stated
I'm sorry to see Rivera go, but we needed a SS, and Pablo fills the role. Good trade!Aurora made no statement about the trade.