Cubs Acquire International Signing Bonus Slots From Houston

CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today acquired two international signing bonus slots (slot numbers two and three) from the Houston Astros for minor league infielder Ronald Torreyes.

Torreyes was originally acquired by the Cubs with left-handed pitcher Travis Wood and outfielder Dave Sappelt from Cincinnati for left-handed pitcher Sean Marshall on December 23, 2011. Torreyes batted .260 (58-for-223) with two home runs and 25 RBI in 64 games with Double-A Tennessee this season.