D-backs acquire INF Dawel Lugo from Blue Jays for INF/OF Cliff Pennington, Select INF/OF Jamie Romak from Triple-A Reno

PHOENIX - The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) acquired infielder Dawel Lugo from the Toronto Blue Jays for infielder/outfielder Cliff Pennington and selected infielder/outfielder Jamie Romak from Triple-A Reno, as announced by D-backs Sr. Vice President & General Manager Dave Stewart.

Lugo, 20, is the Blue Jays' No. 12 prospect by MLB.com. In 98 combined games this season at Single-A Lansing and Single-A Advanced Dunedin, he is hitting .257 (98-for-382) with 15 doubles, 3 triples, 4 homers and 44 RBI while appearing solely at shortstop (96 games). In 31 games at Lansing, he hit .336 (41-for-122) with 6 doubles, 1 triple, 2 homers and 23 RBI.

The 6-foot, 190-pound, right-handed hitting infielder native of Bani, Dominican Republic signed with the Blue Jays as a non-drafted free agent on July 3, 2011. In 4 Minor League seasons, he is hitting .259 (333-for-1287) with 49 doubles, 12 triples, 17 homers and 161 RBI.

Romak, 29, hit .289 (114-for-395) with 33 doubles, 22 home runs and 87 RBI in 107 games for Reno. He ranks among all Minor Leaguers in RBI (2nd) and home runs (8th), and ranks among Pacific Coast League leaders in extra-base hits (1st, 58), runs scored (2nd, 71), total bases (2nd, 219), doubles (2nd, 33), slugging percentage (4th, .554) and OPS (5th, 928). His 26 RBI during the month of July were the most in a single month in Aces history.

The 6-foot-2, 225-pounder has played in 13 Minor League seasons, and hit .255 (1,110-for-4,356) with 286 doubles, 195 home runs and 736 RBI in 1,236 career games. He made is Major League debut with the Dodgers on May 28, 2014 vs. Reds. He signed with the D-backs as a Minor League free agent on Nov. 22, 2014.

Pennington, 31, spent 3 seasons with the D-backs. In 236 games, he hit .244 (142-for-581) with 21 doubles, 4 triples, 4 homers and 38 RBI. He has played 8 seasons in the Majors with the Oakland A's from 2008-12 and the D-backs from 2013-15.