Derrek Lee traded to Pirates
NEW YORK -- Derrek Lee was traded from the Baltimore Orioles to Pittsburgh on Saturday night, giving the surprising Pirates a proven bat as they try to stay close in the crowded NL Central race.
In exchange for Lee, the last-place Orioles received minor league first baseman Aaron Baker. The deal was announced about 16 hours before Sunday's non-waiver trade deadline.
As a smooth-fielding first baseman with a capable right-handed bat, Lee fills a pair of holes for the Pirates ...
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