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Pirates Trade Frank Duncan to Diamondbacks for Infielder Phil Gosselin; DFA Nefi Ogando

Frank Duncan has been dealt to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Photo Credit: Tim Williams
Pirates Trade Frank Duncan to Diamondbacks for Infielder Phil Gosselin; DFA Nefi Ogando
John Dreker

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that they have traded minor league right-handed pitcher Frank Duncan to the Arizona Diamondbacks for 28-year-old infielder Phil Gosselin.

https://twitter.com/Pirates/status/830109634778320898

Gosselin has played parts of four seasons in the majors, setting a career high with 122 games played in 2016. He hit .277/.324/.368 in 240 plate appearances. Gosselin played mostly off the bench, starting 33 times, spread out over six positions. Most of his playing time has been at second base, though he has played all four infield spots and both corner outfield positions. He put up an .873 OPS in 44 games during the 2015 season. Gosselin was originally a fifth round pick in 2010, and he has actually put up slightly better numbers in the majors than in the minors...

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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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