Pittsburgh Pirates trade Zach Thompson to Toronto Blue Jays

Aug 21, 2022; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Zach Thompson (39) delivers a pitch against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The Toronto Blue Jays acquired right-hander Zach Thompson from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday in exchange for outfield prospect Chavez Young.

Thompson posted a 3-10 record with a 5.18 ERA in 29 games (22 starts) with Pittsburgh last season.

He sports a 6-17 record with a 4.44 ERA in 55 career appearances (36 starts) with the Miami Marlins and Pirates.

Young, 25, hit .237 with six homers, 22 RBIs and 21 stolen bases in 70 games between Class-A Dunedin and Triple-A Buffalo last season.

–Field Level Media

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