Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?
Non-tender deadline: Remaining Pirates get offers, plus interesting non-tenders
As it turns out, the two small trades the Pirates made over the last couple of weeks coupled with the resulting roster moves comprised most of the Pirates' news as it relates to the non-tender deadline that just passed about a half-hour ago; the Pirates tendered contracts to the other seven arbitration-eligible players before the deadline passed.
Padres make small trades with Pirates and O's
Decker hit .286 with 10 home runs and 40 RBI in 105 games with Triple-A Tucson in 2013.
Pirates and Padres make three-player deal
The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired outfielder Jaff Decker and right-handed pitcher Miles Mikolas from the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league outfielder Alex Dickerson.