Josh Bell Trade to Nationals
On December 24th, 2020, news broke that the Washington Nationals had acquired the Pirates' power-hitting first baseman, Josh Bell, in exchange for Wil Crowe and Eddy Yean. Unfortunately, Crowe's performance has been consistently underwhelming, appearing in 91 games, with 26 starts, resulting in a disappointing 10-19 record and a combined ERA of 5.03.
He has since transitioned into a reliever. On the other hand, Eddy Yean, who is now 22 years old, struggled during his first season with the Pirates, pitching in 22 games with 8 starts and accumulating a 5.27 ERA. He, has since been converted into a reliever, posting a 6.75 ERA in 2022 and a 5.20 ERA in 2023, as of writing.