After designating him for assignment earlier this month, the Chicago Cubs have traded pitcher Duane Underwood Jr. to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the team announced Sunday. According to a press release, the team acquired Pirates prospect Shendrik Apostel in the deal. Apostel, a first baseman, was signed by the Pirates out of Curacao in July 2017. He has hit 13…
Last season, Duane Underwood Jr. appeared in 17 games for the Cubs, finding a rhythm in late August.