(courtesy Chuck Hinkle, Rochester Red Wings publicist)
TWINS RETAIN RULE 5 PICK SCOTT DIAMOND, TRADE RHP BILLY BULLOCK TO ATLANTA
Ft. Myers, FL – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have finalized a trade with the Atlanta Braves to retain left-handed pitcher Scott Diamond, who the Twins selected in the 2010 Rule 5 Draft. Diamond has been assigned outright to Triple-A Rochester.
In exchange for Diamond, the Twins will send minor league pitcher Billy Bullock to the Braves.
Bullock began the 2010 season with Class A Fort Myers. He was promoted to New Britain in late June and compiled a 2-4 record and 3.44 ERA in 30 games, all in relief.
The 6'6, 225-pound right-hander was chosen by the Twins in the second round of the 2009 draft out of the University of Florida.