Bucs Finally Land Their Man Oneil Cruz

Pirates Organization Report

Editor’s Note: Attribution for the Kyle Stark quote has been added to this story since it was first published.

The Pirates finally got their man when they traded for Oneil Cruz.

They acquired the third baseman along with righthander Angel German from the Dodgers for lefthanded reliever Tony Watson at the July 31 trade deadline.

The Pirates had serious interest in Cruz in 2015 when he was a Dominican amateur. However, he signed with the Dodgers for $950,000.

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