Tribe acquires prospect to complete Gomes deal

December 17th, 2018

The Indians' trade that sent catcher to the Nationals is officially complete.
On Nov. 30, Cleveland dealt Gomes to Washington for right-hander , outfielder Daniel Johnson and a player to be named later. That player was announced Monday as Minor League infielder Andruw Monasterio.
Monasterio split the 2018 season between the Cubs and the Nationals organizations. In Class A Advanced across both organizations, the 21-year-old infielder from Venezuela slashed .267/.363/.338 with 14 doubles, three triples, three home runs and 36 RBIs in 122 games. He stole 12 bases on 18 attempts and drew 59 walks while striking out 70 times.
Monasterio is listed as a second baseman, shortstop and third baseman. In 2018, he appeared in 83 games at second, 31 games at short and one at third.
In 2014, Monasterio signed with the Chicago Cubs at the age of 17. He spent the first five seasons with Chicago's organization, but was traded to Washington on Aug. 21 for .