PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole has been traded to the Houston Astros.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Are Relief Payments Bad For The Economy?
The Pirates announced Saturday that they acquired right-handed relief pitcher Michael Feliz, outfielder Jason Martin, third baseman Colin Moran and right-handed starting pitcher Joe Musgrove from the Houston Astros in exchange for Gerrit Cole.
In return #Pirates get 3B Colin Moran AND Joe Musgrove who is a 25 year old pitcher with a 4.52 career ERA.READ MORE: Law Enforcement Surround Home In Burgettstown, Man Eventually Taken Into Custody
— Bob Pompeani (@KDPomp) January 13, 2018
“Trading Gerrit Cole was not an easy decision. We are very appreciative for what Gerrit has done for our team and organization, especially his important role on the 2013-15 playoff teams,” Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said in a release.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Dept. Announces 2,757 More Coronavirus Cases, 43 Additional Deaths
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