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Pirates Trade Cash to Dodgers for RHP Andre Jackson; Mark Mathias DFAd



Mark Mathias, Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that they have traded for RHP Andre Jackson from the Los Angeles Dodgers for cash considerations.

Jackson has been optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis and will report there.

In order to make room for Jackson on the 40-man, the Pirates have also announced that INF Mark Mathias has been DFAd.

Jackson appeared in seven games with the Dodgers this season, going 0-0 with two saves, a 6.62 ERA, and 16 strikeouts in 17.2 innings pitched.

Jackson was designated for assignment on June 20. Since making his big league debut on August 16, 2021, against the Pirates, the right-hander has gone 0-1 with four saves, a 4.15 ERA, 39 innings pitched, and 35 strikeouts in 14 relief appearances in the big leagues.

The 27-year-old Jackson has spent the majority of the 2023 season with Triple-A Oklahoma City, where he went 1-1 with a 5.86 ERA, 27.2 innings pitched, and 31 strikeouts.

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