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Orioles acquire outfielder Travis Snider in trade with Pirates
Orioles acquire outfielder Travis Snider in trade with Pirates

The Orioles acquired the left-handed-hitting outfielder they had been seeking all offseason, trading a minor league pitcher and a player to be named later to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night for Travis Snider. The Orioles have had interest in Snider since baseball's annual winter meetings in December, but the talks were rekindled recently and heated up this week, when the Orioles agreed to deal promising left-hander Stephen Tarpley and another low-level minor leaguer to Pittsburgh. Snider, who turns 27 next week, hit .264 with a .338 on-base percentage in a career-high 140 games with the Pirates in 2014. A 2006 first-round draft pick of the Toronto Blue Jays, he had 13 home...

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