MLB: Pirates acquire catcher Chris Snyder from the D’Backs
The Pirates acquired C Chris Snyder, SS Pedro Ciriaco, and cash from the Arizona Diamondbacks for SS Bobby Crosby, OF Ryan Church, and P D.J. Carrasco. The Pittsburgh Pirates will have to move once starting catcher Ryan Doumit once he comes off the DL to the outfield. Chris Snyder will be the Pirates starting catcher. The Diamondbacks acquired some cheap contracts in the once AL Rookie of the Year in SS Bobby Crosby who will be backup for SS Stephen Drew and 2B Kelly Johnson. Also OF Ryan Church who will be backup for all the outfielders, and P D.J. Carrasco who is coming in with a 3.88 ERA which makes him the 2nd best reliever instantly on the D’Backs.