Good Players the Pittsburgh Pirates Have Traded Since 1999

Anthony EmersonAnalyst IAugust 2, 2009

Good Players the Pittsburgh Pirates Have Traded Since 1999

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    ST PETERSBURG, FL - OCTOBER 18:  Jason Bay #44 of the Boston Red Sox draws a walk against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second inning of game six of the American League Championship Series during the 2008 MLB playoffs on October 18, 2008 at Tropicana Field in

Jose Guillen | Pirates: 1997-1999 | Traded with Jeff Sparks to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Humberto Cota and Joe Oliver

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    28 Apr 1998:  Outfielder Jose Guillen of the Pittsburgh Pirates in action during a game against the San Francisco Giants at the 3Com Park in San Francisco, California. The Giants defeated the Pirates 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Carlick  /Allsport

Jason Schmidt | Pirates 1996-2001 | Traded with Jon Vander Wal to San Francisco Giants for Armando Rios and Ron Vogelsong

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    20 Jul 2001: Jason Schmidt #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates delivers a pitch against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Elsa/ALLSPORT

Aramis Ramirez | Pirates 1998-2003 | Traded with Kenny Lofton to the Chicago Cubs for Matt Bruback, Jose Hernandez and Bobby Hill

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    14 Jun 1998:  Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in action during a game against the Milwaukee Brewers at the Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pirates defeated the Brewers 7-2. Mandatory Credit: Ken White  /Allsport

Brian Giles | Pirates 1999-2003 | Traded with Cory Stewart to the San Diego Padres for Oliver Perez and Jason Bay

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    28 Jul 1999: Brian Giles #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates runs off the field during the game against the New York Mets at Shea Stadium in Flushing, New York. The Mets defeated the Pirates 9-2.

Jason Kendall | Pirates 1996-2004| Traded to the Oakland A's for Mark Redman and Arthur Rhodes

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 12:  Catcher Jason Kendall #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates follows through on his swing during the game against the Chicago Cubs on Opening Day at Wrigley Field on April 12, 2004 in Chicago, Illinois. The Pirates defeated the Cubs 13-2. (Pho

Xavier Nady | Pirates 2006-2008 | Traded to the Yankees with Damaso Marte for Danie McCutchern, Jose Tabta, Jeff Katstens and Ross Ohlendorf

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    PITTSBURGH - APRIL 07: Xavier Nady #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates runs to base against the Chicago Cubs during the Home Opener for the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 7, 2008 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Chicago won the game 10-8. (Photo by Gregory

Jason Bay | Pirates 2003-2008 | Traded to the Boston Red Sox for Craig Hansen and Brandon Moss, also recieved Andy LaRoche from the LA Dodgers to complete the 3-team trade

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    PITTSBURGH, PA - JULY 11:  National League All-Star outfielder Jason Bay #38 bats during the 77th MLB All-Star Game against the American League All-Star team at PNC Park on July 11, 2006 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The American League won 3-2. (Photo by

Nate McLouth | Pirates 2005-2009 | Traded to the Atlanta Braves for Gorkys Hernandez, Charlie Morton and Jeff Locke

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    PITTSBURGH - APRIL 13:  Nate McLouth #13 of the Pittsburgh Pirates swings at the pitch during the Opening Day game against the Houston Astros at PNC Park on April 13, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Adam LaRoche | 2007-2009 | Traded to the Boston Red Sox for Argenis Diaz and Hunter Strickland

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    PITTSBURGH - APRIL 13:  Adam LaRoche #25 of the Pittsburgh Pirates makes a hit during the Opening Day game against the Houston Astros at PNC Park on April 13, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Jack Wilson and Ian Snell | Pirates 2001-2009 (Wilson) and 2004-2009 (Snell) | Traded to the Seattle Mariners for Ronny Cedeno, Jeff Clement, Nathan Adcock, Aaron Pribanic and Brett Lorin

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    PHOENIX - JULY 26:  Infielder Jack Wilson #2 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in action during the major league baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on July 26, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Pirates 9-0.  (Photo

Freddy Sanchez | Pirates 2004-2009 | Traded to the Giants for Tim Alderson

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    BRADENTON, FL - MARCH 8:  Infielder Freddy Sanchez #12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits a home run against the Houston Astros March 8, 2009 at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)