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  • Pirates' Chavez Young: Reassigned to minors camp

    Young was reassigned Tuesday to the minor-league side of Pirates camp. Acquired from the Blue Jays in January for Zach Thompson, Young slashed just .143/.182/.333 over 22 plate appearances this spring in the Grapefruit League. He had a .681 OPS with five home runs and 20 stolen bases in 65 games last year at Triple-A Buffalo.
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  • Pirates' Chavez Young: Shipped to Pirates

    Young was sent from the Blue Jays to the Pirates on Tuesday in exchange for Zach Thompson. The 25-year-old outfielder had been an above-average hitter at every minor-league stop until he reached Triple-A Buffalo, where he hit .234/.331/.350 in 65 games last season. He did steal 20 bases over that stretch, hinting at some fantasy potential should he earn a call-up at some point this season, but there may not be enough in his bat to make him anything more than a bench piece.
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