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Pirates acquire pitcher Manny Bañuelos from Yankees

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - The Pirates announced on Sunday afternoon they have acquired a pitcher from the New York Yankees.

The Pirates sent cash considerations to the Yankees in exchange for left-handed pitcher Manny Bañuelos.

The 31-year-old pitcher has appeared in four games with the Yankees this season, with one save, and a 2.16 ERA.

He has spent time with the Braves, White Sox, and Yankees since the 2015 season.

Meanwhile, the Pirates also reinstated right-handed pitcher Zach Thompson from the 15-day injured list, reinstated right-handed pitcher Duane Underwood from the COVID list, and optioned pitcher Bryse Wilson to Triple-A Indianpolis.

Also, pitcher Yerry De Los Santos has been placed on the COVID list.

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