The Pirates have acquired pitchers Duane Underwood Jr. from the Cubs.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pirates have acquired right-handed pitcher Duane Underwood Jr. from the Cubs in exchange for Shendrik Apostel.

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Underwood was a Cubd second-round pick in the 2012 first-year player draft and made his MLB debut in 2018.

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He made his career-high 17th appearance with the Cubs in 2020, getting his first win against the Cardinals on August 17.

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In order to make room for Underwood, the Pirates have designated Carson Fulmer for assignment.