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Pirates trade OF Brown to Marlins for OF Aven

Updated: December 13, 1999, 10:11 PM ET

ANAHEIM, California (Ticker) -- Brant Brown was traded at the winter meetings for the second straight year, moving from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Florida Marlins for Bruce Aven in a swap of outfielders tonight.

Brown hit .232 with 16 homers and 58 RBI in his only season in Pittsburgh after being acquired from the Chicago Cubs at the 1998 winter meetings in Nashville, Tennessee for pitcher Jon Lieber.

The 28-year-old Brown was selected by the Cubs in the 1992 draft and is a lifetime ...

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