The Biloxi Shuckers received a new addition to their roster Thursday when the Milwaukee Brewers traded third baseman Aramis Ramirez to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Brewers sent Ramirez to the Pirates for minor league right-hander Yhonathan Barrios and cash considerations.
Milwaukee assigned Barrios, a relief pitcher, to the Shuckers.
The native Colombian was 1-2 with a 4.60 ERA in 13 games at the Triple-A level this season. He started the season with a 1.46 ERA in 20 appearances at Double-A Altoona.
Ramirez was batting .247 with 11 homers and 42 RBIs this season for the Brewers.