MLB: Arizona assigns Tomas to Reno

Yasmany Tomas #24 of the Arizona Diamondbacks takes early batting practice prior to a spring training game against the Colorado Rockies at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on March 12, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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Yasmany Tomas cleared waivers and was assigned outright to triple-A Reno by the Arizona Diamondbacks, who are responsible for the $42.5 million the outfielder is owed in the remaining three seasons of a $68.5-million, six-year contract.

Tomas, who defected from Cuba in 2014, batted .268 with 48 home runs in 305 games with the Diamondbacks.



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