One year ago today, the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired Johan Oviedo from the St. Louis Cardinals, in a deal for Jose Quintana and Chris Stratton.
Oviedo has a 4.60 ERA on the season as a member of the Pirates’ rotation, and makes his 22nd start of the season tonight.
It makes you wonder which players acquired today might be on this big league club next season. Lineups, pitchers, and trade links are below. Join in on the game or deadline day discussion in the comments, and check back tonight for my recap of the deadline.
PIRATES (47-58) VS DETROIT
Game Time: 7:05 PM EST
Pirates Starter: Johan Oviedo, RHP (4-11, 4.60)
Tigers Starter: Matt Manning, RHP (3-2, 4.32)
Tuesday night baseball.
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) August 1, 2023
Tonight's starting lineup at Pittsburgh. pic.twitter.com/Q3ZTAJ6hQE
— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) August 1, 2023
TRADE DEADLINE RECAP
The Pirates made a few trades today, dealing Rich Hill, Ji Man Choi, Austin Hedges, and Rodolfo Castro. They also made a few minor league promotions. Check out all of the daily moves below.+ posts
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