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Padres Public Jan 29, 2016

No Rymer Reason

The one-time crown jewel of the Padres Dominican program, Rymer Liriano, was traded to the Brewers yesterday after being DFA’ed last week. Liriano ranked as the 39th-best prospect in all of baseball, by Baseball Prospectus, three years ago, but a lost season due to Tommy John surgery combined with major-league struggles and a roster crunch left him expendable and, ultimately, a Brewer. Jason Parks summed up Liriano’s prospects back in 2013: Liriano will return to the Texas League, where the weaknesses in his swing were exposed in 2012, leading to weaker contact and swings and misses. If...

Brewers acquire outfielder Rymer Liriano from Padres

The rebuilding Milwaukee Brewers continued to tweak their roster Thursday, acquiring outfielder Rymer Liriano from San Diego in exchange for left-handed reliever Trevor Seidenberger.
Twinkie Town Jan 21, 2016

Tyler Jay ranked 5th-best left-handed pitching prospect by Major League Baseball

Two prospect lists unveiled by MLB; two Twins pitchers. The last time the Twins had a left-handed pitcher among the game's top ten prospects at the position may have been when Francisco Liriano was still a prospect. But drafting high in the first round can do good things for a club's minor league system, and with the sixth overall pick in the 2015 draft Minnesota took southpaw Tyler Jay. Age Level ERA G GF IP WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 K/9 K:BB 21 A+ 3.93 19 7 18.1 1.42 8.8 0.0 3.9 10.8 2.8 Jay's debut with the Twins saw him pitch entirely out of the bullpen for the Fort Myers Miracle....

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