The Pirates have acquired Keone Kela

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired Keone Kela from the Rangers per Jon Heyman.

Kela has posted a 3.44 ERA with a 0.9 WAR in 36.2 innings pitched this season. Keone also has 24 saves this season.

Kela is set to become a free agent in 2021.

12:28 AM Update: two prospects will be headed to Texas.

12:46 AM Update: the Rangers know who they are getting from the Pirates. They will not release the names because their is a difficulty in contacting them at this late hour.

1:15AM update: Taylor Hearn will be going to the Rangers in the trade.

We will continue to update this blog post as we learn more. Follow us on Twitter (@1N2W_) for the latest.

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