Trumbo headlines trade involving six former Midwest Leaguers

Mark Trumbo is the biggest name among the six former Midwest Leaguers traded between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.

The Diamondbacks sent outfielder Trumbo and pitcher Vidal Nuno to the Mariners for catcher Welington Castillo, pitcher Dominic Leone, minor-league outfielder Gabby Guerrero and minor-league infielder Jack Reinheimer.

Trumbo played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2006 and 2007. In 2006, he batted .220 with 13 HR and 59 RBI in 118 games. In 2007, he batted .272 with 14 HR and 76 RBI in 128 games.

Nuno pitched for the Lake County Captains in 2010. He went 6-8 with a 4.96 ERA and 94 strikeouts in 94.1 innings. Interestingly, he almost gave up as many home runs (13) as walks (14) that season.

Castillo played for the Peoria Chiefs in 2007. He batted .271 with 11 HR and 44 RBI in 98 games.

Leone briefly pitched for the Clinton LumberKings in 2013, striking out 10 and walking four in 6.1 innings. He gave up one unearned run.

Guerrero also played for the LumberKings in 2013. He batted .271 with 4 HR, 50 RBI and 12 SB in 125 games. Former MLB All-Star Vladimir Guerrero is his uncle.

Reinheimer played most of the 2014 season with the LumberKings, batting .264 with 2 HR, 46 RBI and 34 SB in 110 games.

Jack Reinheimer bats for the Clinton LumberKings during a game at Ashford University Field last year. (Photo by Craig Wieczorkiewicz/The Midwest League Traveler)

Jack Reinheimer bats for the Clinton LumberKings during a game at Ashford University Field last year. (Photo by Craig Wieczorkiewicz/The Midwest League Traveler)

Former Dragon released by Reds

The Cincinnati Reds released former Dayton Dragons first baseman Donald Lutz on Wednesday. He batted .301 with 20 HR and 75 RBI in 123 games with the Dragons in 2011.

Lutz made his major-league debut with the Reds in 2013 and played 62 games at that level in 2013-14. He batted .190 in 13 games for the Triple-A Louisville Bats this year before suffering a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow that required season-ending Tommy John surgery.

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