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Armando Galarraga Dealt In Soriano Swap

When you trade for a star caliber player, a star caliber prospect is usually sent in exchange. In this case, that player was star righty pitching prospect, Armando Galarraga. Now, let's take a closer look at Galarraga and exactly what the Nationals were giving up for Alfonso Soriano.

Vital Statistics Name: Armando Galarraga Position: Starting Pitcher DOB: January 15, 1982 Height: 6' 3" Weight: 170 Bats: Right Throws: Right Armando Galarraga was signed by the Montreal Expos as an undrafted free agent in 1998. At the time, the young Venezuelan was highly touted as an electric, power arm but considered to be very raw. And, unlike many top flight prospects, Galarraga...

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