Tigers send Oliver to Pirates for catcher

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

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- 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.