Dodgers Acquire Frankie Montas In 3-Team Trade With Reds And White Sox
Dodgers Acquire Frankie Montas In 3-team Trade With Reds And White Sox
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The Los Angeles Dodgers awoke from a relatively quiet offseason on Wendesday by completing a three-team trade with the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox.

The prospect-heavy deal nets the Dodgers second baseman Micah Johnson, right-hander Frankie Montas and outfielder Trayce Thompson.

Cincinnati received infielders Brandon Dixon and Jose Peraza, and outfielder Scott Schebler. The White Sox landed third baseman Todd Frazier from the Reds.

Montas, who was the White Sox third-best prospect, regularly hits 100 on the radar gun. In 2015, he went 5-5 with a 2.97 ERA and 108 strikeouts in 23 starts with Double-A Birmingham.

He pitched seven games with the Major League team (two starts) going 0-2 with a 4.80 ERA in 15 innings. Thompson, who is the son of former Los Angeles Lakers player Mychal Thompson, is a power hitting, right-handed hitting outfielder.

He batted .260 with 13 home runs in Triple-A Charlotte last season. After being called up to the Majors in September, he hit .295 with five home runs in 122 at-bats.

The Dodgers acquire Peraza last season as part of a three-team, 13-player trade with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins.

The speedy infielder spent most of his time with Triple-A Oklahoma City, though did appear in seven games with the Dodgers prior to a hamstring injury cutting his season short.

Schebler hit .241/.322/.410 in 121 games for the Oklahoma City Dodgers last season. He appeared in 17 games for the Dodgers after joining the club in September.

Dixon split time last season with High-A Rancho Cucamonga and Double-A Tulsa, batting a combined .263/.303/.443.