The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded right handed pitcher Cesar Valdez to the Florida Marlins for a player to be named later or cash considerations, according to a team press release. Valdez was acquired in the Zach Duke trade over the winter. He had a 3.86 ERA in 42 innings, with a 36:17 K/BB ratio. Valdez had a strong month of May, with a 1.00 ERA in 18 innings, along with a 16:5 K/BB ratio, but has struggled in every other month.Pirates Prospects is FREE today in honor of the Wild Card game. You get special access to all of our content, which is typically reserved only for subscribers. We cover the Pirates 365 days a year, with live coverage all throughout the playoffs, and off-season coverage of the minor league players in the Arizona Fall League and Winter Leagues. During the season we average well over 6 articles per day on the Pirates. This is the best stop if you're a hardcore Pirates fan, and the subscription prices are very low.
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