Marlins acquire Brown from Pirates

Updated: December 13, 1999, 10:37 PM ET
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- First baseman-outfielder Brant Brown was traded for the second straight year during baseball's winter meetings, being sent to the Florida Marlins by the Pittsburgh Pirates for outfielder Bruce Aven on Monday.


Brown, 28, hit .232 with 16 homers and 58 RBI last season, but struck out 114 times in 341 at-bats and had just four pinch hits in 35 at-bats for a .114 average - lowest in the majors for any player with 30 or more at-bats as a pinch hitter. ...

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