Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) July 31, 2014
The first move has been made. Gerardo Parra has been traded to the Brewers for two Minor Leaguers.
Parra had been with the Diamondbacks since 2009, and won two Gold Gloves in 2011 and 2013. His best offensive season was in 2011 when he hit a slash of .292/.357/.371 with 8 Home Runs and 46 RBI. He finishes out his Diamondbacks tenure at .274/.305/.326 with 39 Home Runs and 250 RBI.
Haniger was ranked 8th in Milwaukee's system coming into this season by MLB.com, some scouting from that profile:
Scouts thought Haniger could be a quick-moving college bat when he was coming out of Cal Poly in 2012, and so far, he's proved them right. After an injury cut his professional debut short, he returned strong in 2013 and finished the season with an impressive performance in the Arizona Fall League.
Haniger's quick bat produces plenty of raw power. There will always be some swing-and-miss in his game, but his approach at the plate has improved and he squares up balls well.
Haniger was a center fielder in college and has spent some time there as a professional. As an everyday player, however, he profiles best in right field, where his arm is an asset.
Assuming no unexpected aggressive promotion, Haniger will probably report to Mobile.
Banda seems like a fringe prospect at this point, but at 20 years old and in lower levels, still could develop.
Assuming no more trades, it looks like the main starting outfield for the Diamondbacks for the near-future will be Mark Trumbo, Ender Inciarte, and David Peralta.