The Pittsburgh Pirates traded outfielder Eury Perez to the Miami Marlins on Thursday afternoon. The 27-year-old was hitting .336/.400/.433, with 22 steals in 50 games with Indianapolis this season. He was signed as a minor league free agent this off-season. Jordan Luplow was activated for tonight's Indianapolis game.

No return was announced for Perez, so this could just be one of those moves where a player is traded to a team that will give him a better opportunity. Moves like those always look good when teams are looking to sign the best minor league free agents during the off-season. Players are more willing to sign with teams that will trade them to a place where they could get more playing time (possibly big league time) if nothing opens up with their signing team. Perez was deep on...

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