Posted on July 31, 2011 by David Kaleida
The Pirates made a deal prior to the trade deadline, acquiring Derrek Lee from the Orioles for class A firstbaseman Aaron Baker.
This move effectively ends Lyle Overbay‘s time as the starting firstbaseman. Lee’s first half numbers aren’t much better than Overbay’s this year but he’s better defensively and has been hot over the last month plus.
The trade deadline is today at 4pm. Check back throughout the day to see more trade trees as deals happen.
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