Matt Eddy

Pirates Acquire Wandy Rodriguez From Rival Astros

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During Neal Huntington's first two summers as general manager of the Pirates in 2008-09 he traded veterans nearing free agency for young players with upside who could help the next contending Pittsburgh squad. Four years later, Huntington has carried out the process in reverse, trading for veteran Astros lefty Wandy Rodriguez at the cost of three of the Pirates' prospects.

Majors | #2012#Trade Central

Tigers Deal Top Prospects To Make Critical Upgrades

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The Tigers addressed two pressing needs in a trade with the Marlins, adding a strong No. 3 starter (righthander Anibal Sanchez) and a starting-caliber second baseman (Omar Infante) at the cost of the organization's top pitching prospect (21-year-old righthander Jacob Turner) and its second-best position-player prospect (Triple-A catcher Rob Brantly).

Majors | #2012#Trade Central