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Full Details Of The Pirates-Rays Chris Archer Trade

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PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 03: A general view of PNC Park during opening day between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park on April 3, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

A two-time All-Star pitcher is on the move. Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer has reportedly been traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Pirates, who traded Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen before the start of the season, looked like they were giving up before the season even started.

However, Pittsburgh sits 3.5 games out of the Wild Card and is making a push for the playoffs. A winning streak of 11 straight put the Pirates in position to become buyers at the trade deadline.

Archer is a huge addition to the Pirates' rotation. But what did the team have to give up in order to land the Rays star?

Marc Topkin has the details.

Tyler Glasnow started two seasons for the Pirates coming into the 2018 campaign. After struggling with his command through those two seasons, the Pirates moved Glasnow to the bullpen, where he's made significant strides.

The former fifth-round pick has racked up strikeouts while decreasing his walks from the previous two seasons. Pittsburgh also reportedly sent Austin Meadows to the Rays in the deal.

Meadows is a significant piece to give up. He entered the season as the Pirates' No. 2 prospect and has produced at a high level for the team this season at the major and minor league level.

Stay tuned for more.