Via Dejan. Jeff Clement, Ronny Cedeno, Aaron Pribanic, Brett Lorin and Nathan Adcock coming back, with Cedeno joining the Pirates immediately. I am at work now; hope to have more reaction to the deal later tonight. UPDATE (5:35 PM): This is a very nice haul for the Pirates. Cedeno is just a temporary middle infield replacement. He is unlikely to be a very valuable piece for the Pirates, and was probably just a throw-in on this deal. Clement, on the other hand, has a legitimate bat that would be very valuable if he can stick behind the plate. That bat is less impressive if he is forced to move to first. Clement could prove to be a cheaper, younger clone of Ryan Doumit, allowing the Pirates to deal Doumit for more talent. The three minor league pitchers ar...
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Matt has covered the Pirates at Wait ‘Til Next Year, Pittsburgh Lumber Co. and now Pirates Prospects. He served as Pirates team expert for Heater Magazine in 2009 and 2010 and has contributed to Graphical Player 2009, 2010 and 2011. Matt was also the editor of the 2011 and 2012 Pirates Prospects Annuals.