Former Cubs infielder traded to A's
|Saturday, August 29, 2020, 9:59 AM- -|
'3am' is back on the move again.
Los Angeles Angels infielder Tommy LaStella has been traded to the Oakland A's for 24-year old Franklin Berreto.
La Stella hit .273 with 15 runs scored, eight doubles, four home runs and 14 RBI in 28 games this season. He played for the Cubs from 2015-18 and a part of the World Series title team in 2016.
In seven pro seasons, he is a .272 hitter with 30 homers and 152 RBI in 504 games.
Berreto has batted .180 in 219 plate appearances over the past four years. Last season, Barreto hit .295 with 29 doubles, 19 home runs and 65 RBI in 98 games with Triple-A Las Vegas.
Tommy La Stella vs. right-handed pitching in this short season:— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) August 29, 2020
84 plate appearances
This is a great, great addition for Oakland's forthcoming push into the postseason.