PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (WKBN) – The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded closer Richard Rodriguez to the Atlanta Braves.
In exchange, Pittsburgh receives right-handed pitchers Bryse Wilson and Ricky DeVito.
Wilson has appeared in seven games for the Braves this season, posting a record of 2-3 with a 4.83 ERA with 21 strikeouts in 31.2 innings.
DeVito was pitching at High-A at the time of the deal, with a record of 0-3 with a 2.66 ERA.
The 31-year-old Rodriguez has 14 saves for the Pirates this season, with a 2.82 ERA and 33 strikeouts.