On the same day he will pitch for the Pacific Coast League in the Triple-A All-Star Game, South Central High School graduate Spencer Patton was traded to the Texas Rangers organization.
Patton was traded by the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday in a deal in which they acquired veteran reliever Jason Frasor. Patton was assigned to the Triple-A Round Rock Express.
Patton was a 24th-round selection of the Royals in 2011, and he steadily advanced throughout their minor league system.
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