Pirates acquire Aramis Ramirez from Brewers

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired third baseman Aramis Ramirez and cash considerations from the Milwaukee Brewers for minor league right-handed pitcher Yhonathan Barrios.

It has been a down year for Ramirez, hitting .247/.295/.430 with 11 home runs in 302 plate appearances, but he's hitting .352/.422/.500 in July, and since April 21 the 37-year-old is hitting .270/.324/.481.

Ramirez is making $14 million this season, which means there is roughly $5.6 million remaining. Anything over $1...

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