If anyone knows how to pitch to a team, it's a dude who recently pitched for that team.

The latest instance is the result of a Pittsburgh Pirates roster move that blew up in their collective face.

Unfortunately, the Buccos are one of those clubs whose owner has them walking a fine line financially, which leads to tough decisions around mid-season.

Specifically, are they buyers or sellers of baseball talent?

Juan Nicasio was having a decent season for the Pirates, hurling 60 innings to the tune of a 2.85 ERA and notching 60 punchies.

Dude's got quite a story. Click over to The Daily Player to read it.

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