Tigers send Oliver to Pirates for Ramon Cabrera

Updated: December 5, 2012, 6:56 PM ET
Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Detroit Tigers traded left-hander Andy Oliver to the Pittsburgh Pirates for catcher Ramon Cabrera.

The 25-year-old Oliver was 5-9 with a 4.88 ERA in 19 starts and nine relief appearances this year at Triple-A Toledo.

Cabrera, 23, hit .276 with 22 doubles, three homers and 50 RBIs at Double-A Altoona.

The swap was announced Wednesday.


Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press

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