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Morning Report: Catching Up With Former Pirates

Morning Report: Catching Up With Former Pirates
John Dreker

The Pittsburgh Pirates made seven trades this past off-season that involved players going the other way. Today, we take a look at the early results from these players traded away. Starting with the Major League players and working our way down the prospect list. I've also added some minor league names of note that left via free agency.

Ike Davis is hitting .340/.404/.480 in 15 games for the A's, with one homer.

Travis Snider is hitting .304/.396/.457 in 14 games for the Orioles, with one homer.

Justin Wilson has thrown 5.1 innings over eight appearances for the Yankees. He's given up three runs on two hits, five walks and he has six strikeouts.

Buddy Borden is pitching in long relief in High-A for the Rays. He has thrown ten innings, allowing two runs on seven hits, one walk an...

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John Dreker

John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

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