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Pirates Brass Says Trades Of Star Players McCutchen, Cole Not About Freeing Up Payroll

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 16 / 18

The Pirates yesterday traded the "face of the franchise" in CF Andrew McCutchen to the Giants, "dismantling their current roster and shedding payroll in the process," according to Bill Brink of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. The trade came just two days after the team also traded P Gerrit Cole to the ...

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