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Pirates acquire Andino in Minors deal

Pirates acquire Andino in Minors deal

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Pirates acquire Andino in Minors deal

PITTSBURGH -- In a Minor League deal, the Pirates have acquired utility man Robert Andino from the Mariners for a player to be named or cash considerations. He will be assigned to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Andino, 29, started the season with Seattle and hit .184/.253/.237 in 29 games (76 at-bats), and was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma in late May.

Andino made his Major League debut in 2005 with the Marlins and spent 79 games with the club over four seasons. He then spent four years in Baltimore, seeing everyday time in 2011 and 2012.

He batted .229/.281/.333 in 44 games with Tacoma.

Tom Singer is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. He can also be found on Twitter @Tom_Singer. Steven Petrella is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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