|Current Team||Reno Aces (AAA)|
MLB.com "It was minutes after the trade was officially announced that Tyler Skaggs received a text message from Mike Trout. In 2010, the two were roommates in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, until early July, before Trout was promoted to High Class A ball and Skaggs was shipped to the D-backs along with Patrick..." December 17
Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks announced on Monday morning that they have optioned LHP Tyler Skaggs to Triple-A Reno. The team also reassigned INF Kila Ka’aihue, LHP Rommie Lewis, C Rossmel Perez and OF Brad Snyder to minor league camp. Skaggs entered spring training as perhaps the leading candidate to win..." May 04
Arizona Sports "While Tyler Skaggs didn't crack the Arizona Diamondbacks' 25-man roster to start 2013, the 21-year-old left-hander seems to be making the most of his time down in Triple-A Reno. In his first start of the season for the Aces Sunday, Skaggs pitched six scoreless innings, while giving up four hits..." May 04
Hardball Talk "Arizona has reassigned top prospect Tyler Skaggs to Triple-A, leaving Patrick Corbin and Randall Delgado to battle for the final spot in the rotation. Skaggs started six games for the Diamondbacks in August and September last season, but he’s only 21 years old and has just nine Triple-A starts..." May 04
ESPN.com "Arizona Diamondbacks pitching prospect Tyler Skaggs is only 21 years old, but he has already learned a couple of valuable lessons that should serve him well as he navigates the ins and outs of a lengthy major league career. First and foremost, Skaggs has come to understand that personnel moves..." May 04
|1||Astros||Carlos Rodon||North Carolina St.|
|2||Marlins||Jeff Hoffman||East Carolina|
|3||White Sox||Tyler Kolek||Shepherd HS (TX)|
|4||Cubs||Trea Turner||North Carolina St.|
|5||Twins||Alex Jackson||Rancho Bernardo HS (CA)|
|7||Phillies||Jacob Gatewood||Clovis HS (CA)|
|8||Rockies||Michael Gettys||Gainesville HS|
|9||Blue Jays||Braxton Davidson||TC Roberson HS (NC)|
Draft order yet to be confirmed. Pick order based on current standings.
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