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Pirates acquire Ryan Ludwick from San Diego

Pittsburgh added outfielder Ryan Ludwick from the Padres at the tradeline in exchange for future considerations. Ludwick is hitting just .238 but has 64 RBI on the season.

Ludwick, 33, hit .238 with 18 doubles, 11 home runs and 64 RBI in 101 games with San Diego this season, making 95 appearances in left field and committing just one error in 167 total chances.

Now in his ninth big league season, the right-handed hitting Ludwick made his Major League debut with the Texas Rangers in 2002. He has also seen action with Cleveland (2003-05) and St. Louis (2007- 2010) before being traded to San Diego last year on July 31.

In 752 career games, Ludwick has compiled a .262 batting average, 115 homers and 439 RBI.

To make room on the 40-man roster, the Pirates have designated RHP Mike Crotta for assignment.

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