Pirates trade Drew Sutton to Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired infielder Drew Sutton from

Pittsburgh, just one day after the Pirates made a trade to get


The Rays got the switch-hitter on Monday for a player to be

named or cash considerations.

Tampa Bay announced the deal before their game against


Pittsburgh sent cash to Atlanta on Sunday for Sutton. He had

been at Triple-A Gwinnett, hitting .270 and mostly playing third


Sutton has spent parts of three seasons in the major leagues

with the Cincinnati Reds (2009-10), Cleveland Indians (2010) and

Boston Red Sox (2011).