Geovany Soto traded to Texas Rangers for Jacob Brigham, Johnson and Paul Maholm traded to Braves for Arodys Vizcaino and Jaye Capman ***UPDATED***

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo, Geovany Soto has been traded to the Texas Rangers. 

Not sure how accurate this is, but it figures the Cubs would pull this shit when I'm about ready to go to bed. 

This trade is not related to the Reed Johnson trade and there is no word yet on why Brett Jackson was pulled from the Iowa Cubs game. 

Carrie Muskat says on twitter that Paul Maholm may also be included with Reed Johnson to the Braves. 

The Cubs can do more than one thing at once. 

UPDATE 1: The Cubs aquired 24 year old Jacob Brigham (RHP) from the Rangers for Geovany Soto. Brigham has spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons in AA and has totaled 238.1 innings for AA Frisco. He allowed 229 hits, walked 3.8 while striking out 8.7 per 9. 

UPDATE 2: My favorite Soto memory below:

Johnson made some great defensive plays for the Cubs, but this grand slam by Prince Fielder that he took away is my favorite. Super classy by Prince. 

The Cubs acquired Jaye Chapman and Arodys Vizaino for Maholm and Johnson. Vizcaino entered the season as the 40th ranked prospect in baseball. He had Tommy John surgery this spring and is still recovering. You've gotta love this trade. Could pay off huge down the road. Didn't give up much to get that kind of potential either. 

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