Diamondbacks trade for Juan Miranda from Yankees

The Diamondbacks announced today that they have sent minor leaguer Scottie Allen to the Yankees for first baseman Juan Miranda. Miranda is a 27 year-old leftie who defected from Cuba in 2004. He was signed as a free agent by the Yankees in 2006, and has spent most of his time in the minors, with a few trips to the major league roster in each of the past three seasons. According to River Ave Blues, he looks like a pretty standard platoon player- he hammered righties in the minors, but struggled against lefties. Looking at a few of the Yankees prospects rankings from before the season, most had him placed in the mid-twenties. According to John Gambadoro on Twitter, Miranda will be competing for the starting role at first base in Spring Training.

Given that Scott Allen was ranked #8 on IHSB's prospect ranking- sorry, man, you'll have to reshuffle again- I'm a bit wary. But we'll see how people with a better idea of our minor league system feel about it.

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