Pirates Trade Ildemaro Vargas to Arizona Diamondbacks

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that they have traded infielder Ildemaro Vargas to the Arizona Diamondbacks for cash considerations. He was designated for assignment on May 30th when they added Chase De Jong to the 40-man roster.

Vargas was acquired via waivers from the Chicago Cubs on May 17th. He played for the Diamondbacks during the 2017-20 seasons. With the Pirates, he went 1-for-13 in seven games, making one start at third base and one in left field.