Chupacabras continue to strip-down roster
The Mexico City Chupacabras unloaded two more superstars in two separate deals this week to continue the franchise's rebuilding process.
The Chupacabras dealt CF Raul Vallarta to the Atlanta Bandits for starting pitcher Neifi Gonzalez and pitching prospect Harry Beltran. The 27-year-old Vallarta, a three-time All-Star, is batting .369 this season with 12 home runs, 41 RBI and a 1.054 OPS.
The second deal featured future Hall-of-Famer Alex Lim being shipped to Helena for designated hitter Tony Iglesias and pitching prospect Juan Ontiveros. Before the trade, Lim was batting .313 with 12 home runs, 31 RBI and a .960 OPS.