Looking at the Pirates Trade Options

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Looking at the Pirates Trade Options

With yesterday's minor acquisition of reliever Sean Gallagher from the San Diego Padres, I got asked many times today, "Why would the Pirates acquire a reliever when their bullpen is so good?"

Quite simply, the answer is that the bullpen won't be as good for long because potentially as many as three Pirates relievers could be on the move before the July 31st trading deadline. Gallagher then becomes a healthy arm that John Russell can use for the rest of the reason.

Here are the best candidates for General manager Neil Huntington to deal by this seasons trading deadline.

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