Pirates trade relief pitcher Richard Rodriguez to Braves

Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Richard Rodriguez. (Joe Puetz/AP)

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded closer Richard Rodriguez to the Atlanta Braves.

Pittsburgh will receive Bryse Wilson and Ricky Devito, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.

Rodriguez played in 37 games this season, posting a 2.82 ERA with 14 saves, while striking out 33 batters.

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