ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals traded outfielder Tommy Pham to the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday according to reports by MLB.com. The Rays are also reported to receive International Cap Space as part of the deal.
The Cardinals will receive prospects Justin Williams, Genesis Cabrera and Roel Ramirez in the deal according to a report by the Tampa Bay Times.
Williams is an outfielder and the Rays #14 prospect according to MLB Pipeline . Cabrera is a left-handed pitcher, and Ramirez is a right-handed pitcher.
Also on Tuesday, the Cardinals acquired minor league outfielders Conner Capel and Jhon Torres from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for Memphis (AAA) outfielder Oscar Mercado.
Fox 2 Sports reporter Charlie Marlow was live at Busch Stadium after the Tommy Pham trade was announced and got the Cardinals reaction to the deal.
— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) July 31, 2018
I will miss Tommy Pham. Love his candor & the monstrous chip on his shoulder. Hope he does well in Tampa Bay.
— Charlie Marlow (@CharlieMarlow_) July 31, 2018