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With all the new faces thrown in together in this spring’s free-for-all “tryout” camp, I keep trying to remember who came in from which trade. So here’s a recap, along with my thumbnail letter grades updated to reflect prospect status and progress to date in our system. Not that I’m any kind of expert in rankings, just giving one fan’s take to provide a handy reference.

Oriole Trades July 2018

For Manny Machado we received from the Dodgers–
A- : 21-year old OF Yusniel Diaz
B+ : 22-year old RHSP Dean Kremer
C : 22-year old 3B/2B Rylan Bannon
C+ : 21-year old RHRP Zach Pop
D : 26-year old UTIL Breyvic Valera

For Zach Britton we received from the Yankees–
C : 24-year old RHSP Dillon Tate
C : 25-year old RHRP Cody Carroll
B- : 24-year old LHSP Josh Rogers

For Kevin Gausman we received from the Braves–
C- : 20-year old 3B Jean Carlos Encarnacion
C- : 23-year old Catcher Brett Cumberland
D+ : 23-year old LHSP Bruce Zimmerman
C+ : 23-year old RHRP Evan Phillips

For Jonathan Schoop we received from the Brewers–
C : 22-year old RHSP Luis Ortiz
C- : 18-year old SS Jean Carmona
B : 27-year old Infielder Jonathan Villar

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