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Braves acquire infield help from Pirates

The SportsXchange

The Atlanta Braves sent outfielder Christian Marrero to Pittsburgh for infielder Brian Friday on Saturday, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported.

The Braves need infield depth with injuries to shortstops Andrelton Simmons and Jack Wilson.

Marrero, who had played at both Class AA and Class AAA this season for Atlanta, is expected to replace promoted Starling Marte at Class AAA Indianapolis for Pittsburgh.

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