The Chicago Cubs have acquired second baseman Tommy La Stella in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino.
Chicago and Atlanta also swapped four international pool slots in Sunday's deal, with three going to the Braves and one to the Cubs.
The 25-year-old La Stella made his major league debut this year and hit .251 with one homer and 31 RBIs in 93 games. The lefty batter was selected by Atlanta in the eighth round of the 2011 draft.
The 24-year-old Vizcaino begins his second stint with the Braves. After being acquired from the Yankees in 2009, Vizcaino made his debut with Atlanta in 2011. In 2012, he had Tommy John surgery and was traded to the Cubs.
The hard-throwing Vizcaino appeared in five games with Chicago in September and allowed three runs in five innings.
>>Cubs, Cardinals To Open 2015 MLB Season From Wrigley
(Chicago, IL) -- The Chicago Cubs will host the St. Louis Cardinals from the friendly confines of Wrigley Field to open the 2015 Major League Baseball season. The NL Central rivalry will take center stage on Sunday night, April 5th from the north side of Chicago. The historic stadium is undergoing 575-million-dollar renovation that will feature new outfield bleachers, a new scoreboard, and lights. The Wrigley renovation is happening in four phases, and is scheduled to be completed by 2018. The bulk of the MLB schedule will open the following day, Monday, April 6th.