Pirates Acquire Travis Snider From Jays
The Pirates have acquired outfielder Travis Snider from the Blue Jays in exchange for right-handed pitcher Brad Lincoln.
The 24-year-old Snider was Toronto's first round selection in the 2006 First Year Player Draft and made his ML debut with the Blue Jays in 2008.
The left-handed hitter entered tonight's action with a.235 average, three homers and eight RBI in nine games with Toronto.
In 61 games with Triple-A Las Vegas, Snider hit .335 with 17 doubles, 13 home runs and 57 RBI.