Minor league outfielder Mitch Haniger is headed from the Brewers to the Diamondbacks, according to ESPN.com. The rest of the deal has yet to be revealed. The 23-year-old Haniger owns mediocre numbers at Double-A Huntsville this season with a stat line of .255/.316/.416.
The Brewers sent outfielders Kentrail Davis and Mitch Haniger, infielders Hector Gomez and Taylor Green and pitcher David Goforth to minor-league camp after Cactus League action Monday. Davis went 1 for 9 with two walks in seven appearances, while Haniger went 5 for 10 with one home run, five RBI and one stolen base in seven games. Gomez went 3 for 7 with one home run, four RBI and one walk in nine games, while Green went 2 of 13 with three walks in eight games played. Goforth gave up five earned runs on three hits and four walks in 2 1/3 innings over two appearances.
The Brewers announced Wednesday they handed out six non-roster invites to spring training. Topping the list are outfielder Mitch Haniger, who is considered the Brewers' third-best prospect by Baseball America, and pitcher David Goforth, who is considered the team's eighth-best prospect. The remaining players on the list are outfielder Kentrail Davis, catcher Cameron Garfield, outfielder Kevin Mattison and catcher Adam Weisenburger.
Brewers outfield prospect Mitch Haniger has been promoted from low Class A Wisconsin to high Class A Brevard County. The 2012 first-round pick hit .297 with a .510 slugging percentage, .909 OPS, two triples, five home runs, 12 doubles and 25 RBI in 41 games for Wisconsin. Haniger, who is considered the Brewers' 10th-best prospect by MLB.com, also had more walks (25) than strikeouts (24), while adding seven stolen bases.
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