Chicago White Sox acquire Nomar Mazara from Texas Rangers

ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 21: Nomar Mazara #30 of the Texas Rangers celebrates with teammate Elvis Andrus #1 after Mazara hit a two run home run as James McCann #33 of the Chicago White Sox looks during the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 21, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 21: Nomar Mazara #30 of the Texas Rangers celebrates with teammate Elvis Andrus #1 after Mazara hit a two run home run as James McCann #33 of the Chicago White Sox looks during the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 21, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images) /
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Nomar Mazara has been traded to the Chicago White Sox from the Texas Rangers.

The Chicago White Sox have a clear goal of improving as they head into the 2020 MLB season. The team extended three-time All-Star Jose Abreu and signed All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal.

The team continued their pursuit on Wednesday as they traded for Texas Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara.

The 24-year-old will be heading to Chicago for minor league outfielder Steele Walker. Mazara is still very young for already having four seasons under his belt and is already on his second-to-last season of arbitration. He is projected to make $5.7 million in salary this season.

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Mazara is a very talented, and still very young, outfielder. Since 2016, Maraza has played 537 games and had about two thousand plate appearances, hitting 35 home runs and having a .261 average. He drove in 101 runs in 2017.

He broke onto the scene at 21 and had a lot of opportunity to prove himself ever since he debuted. He has been a little underwhelming the past two seasons. Many expected him to continue to progress after his impressive 2017 campaign, but that did not really happen. He has yet to reach 2 WAR for his career.

There is plenty of hope for Mazara as he heads to the White Sox. He has a career high in slugging percentage this season. This could be an early sign of a developmental leap for the young outfielder.

Mazara will join Eloy Jimenez as a corner outfield regular for the White Sox. Their front office has big visions of a breakout, young trio emerging, after Luis Robert is ready to take over center field full-time.

The Rangers receive Walker, a 23-year-old minor leaguer, who is a high-quality hitting prospect. According to the Rangers organization, Walker will begin the season in Double-A.

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Nomar Mazara is a young and unaccomplished player, one with very high potential. The Chicago White Sox could possibly have a steal if he can live up to his previous expectations.