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Pirates Trade Yamaico Navarro and Chris Resop

Pirates Trade Yamaico Navarro and Chris Resop

Chris Resop has been traded to the Athletics.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made two trades, dealing Yamaico Navarro and Chris Resop in separate deals, both announced by a team press release. They dealt Navarro to the Orioles for Jhondaniel Medina, and dealt Resop to the Athletics for Zach Thornton.

Medina has pitched as high as short-season A-ball, although he only had four innings at the level. In 46 innings in the GCL last year he had a 3.72 ERA along with a 9.2 K/9 and a 3.3 BB/9 ratio. He turns 20 in February. Orioles Nation says he throws 89-91 MPH with a below average slider, and an inconsistent changeup which is above-average at times. The strikeout rates are appealing, although his 5' 11", 158 pound frame is small compared to the guys the Pirates usually go after.

Navarro was recently designated for assignment to make room for Clint Robinson, Vin Mazzaro, and Zach Stewart. The Pirates originally acquired Navarro for 2009 second round pick Brooks Pounders. Navarro didn't...

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