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Pirates Sacrifice Hernandez To Add Another Bat

Jim Callis -

The Pirates continue to bid for their first playoff spot in 20 years and added a potential answer to their first-base mix by acquiring Gaby Sanchez from the Marlins. They also received righthander Kyle Kaminska while giving up outfielder Gorkys Hernandez and their competitive balance draft pick, which will be the second pick after the end of the first round.

Majors | #2012#Trade Central

Mariners Deal League To Dodgers

John Manuel -

An all-star in 2011 when he racked up 37 saves, Brandon League proved unable to hold down that job again this season for the Mariners, losing all five of his decisions and losing the closer gig to Tom Wilhelmsen. Seattle made League available in a thin bullpen market and found a taker in the Dodgers.

Majors | #2012#Trade Central