Mark Trumbo Traded to Diamondbacks: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Mark Trumbo traded

The Angels traded first baseman Mark Trumbo to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-team deal also involving the White Sox,’s Nick Piecoro reported on Tuesday.

1. Adam Eaton to White Sox

Adam Eaton, Diamondbacks

Eaton, a 25-year-old outfielder, was ranked as a top-100 prospect coming into 2013, according to CBS Sports.

2. Tyler Skaggs, Hector Santiago to Angels

Skaggs is a 22-year-old left-handed pitcher with only 68 innings of experience at the Major League level.

Santiago, 25, owns a 3.41 ERA in 27 starts and 51 relief appearances.

3. Diamondbacks Active in Trade Market

Shin-Soo Choo, baseball, MLB

The Diamondbacks, who pursued Carlos Beltran and are still pursuing Shin-Soo Choo, have been looking to make a big splash in the free agent market this offseason.

4. Trumbo Hits for Power But Not Average

Mark Trumbo traded, Angels, Diamondbacks, White Sox

Trumbo has belted 95 home runs since 2011, tying him for the fifth-most in the big leagues over that span. However, Trumbo holds just a .299 on-base percentage in 1,853 career at-bats.

5. Trumbo’s Numbers Could Increase at Chase Field

Mark Trumbo traded, Chase Field

Trumbo’s already impressive power numbers could receive a boost playing in Chase Field – one of the friendliest offensive ballparks in the MLB.

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