Former Sun Devil Brett Wallace Traded To Oakland A's
July 24, 2009
OAKLAND, Calif. - Former Sun Devil All-American Brett Wallace was traded by the St. Louis Cardinals to the Oakland Athletics for outfielder Matt Holliday on Friday. Wallace was a two-time Pac-10 Player of the Year at Arizona State, where he played from 2006 to 2008.
The Sonoma, Calif. native becomes a member of his hometown franchise. Wallace has been assigned to AAA Sacramento, where he will be teammates with former Devil Travis Buck. Wallace is the only player in Pac-10 history to win back-to-back Triple Crowns. He helped lead Arizona State to the first of three straight Pac-10 titles and was a member of the 2007 College World Series team.