Cust is one of the corner outfielders on the Pirates' radar.

Rob Biertempfel reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates are now targeting corner outfielders following the non-tender of Lastings Milledge.  Biertempfel mentions that two players on the radar are recently non-tendered Matt Diaz and Jack Cust.

Diaz is coming off a year where he hit for a .250/.302/.438 line in 224 at-bats for the Braves.  That was following a season where he hit for a .313/.390/.488 line in 371 at-bats.  Diaz is a career .301/.350/.456 hitter.  He is especially strong against left handers, with a .335/.373/.533 line against lefties in his career, compared to a .269/.327/.382 line against right handers.  He would be a strong option to pair with Garrett Jones, and would be a good bat off the bench.

Cust is ...

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