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D-backs Prospect Profile: 1B Brandon Allen

General managers Josh Byrnes and Ken Williams negotiate a trade at least once per year. This year's swap nets the Arizona Diamondbacks a power hitter unparalleled in their minor league system. Losing reliever Tony Pena is a high cost, but a fair one when you consider what newcomer Brandon Allen brings to the table.

Vitals: Name: Brandon Allen Draft: 5th Round of the 2004 Draft (White Sox) Position: First Base DOB: 1/12/1986 Height: 6'2" Weight: 235 lbs B/T: L/R History: Through his first three professional seasons, Brandon Allen wasn't a highly-regarded prospect.  While he showed occasional flashes of power, his... Recommended Stories

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