With the 2010s now in the rear view mirror, it is time to reflect upon the top 10 Pittsburgh Pirates trade of the decade. So, what were the best trades of the decade by the Pittsburgh Baseball Club?
While the Pittsburgh Pirates made a handful of questionable trades throughout the decade of the 2010s, they made a handful of ones that go unnoticed, or underappreciated. Many of them were very beneficial to the team, and the team’s future.
While Neal Huntington’s tenure as Pirate general manager ended in flames, it had plenty of high water marks. These high water marks included some excellent trades by the ex-Pirate GM. And these trades set up some of the best moments of the 2010s for the Bucs.
Here at Rum Bunter, we took a look at the Pirates best trades of the decade. We based this on the impact it had on the team as it pertained to their current situation, and the future impact it had. We also factored in what the Pirates had to give up, and how they performed with their new team.
All of that said, let’s dive in to the Pirates’ top 10 trades of the decade!