"It frees him up to just go pitch, frees him up to just go do his thing," Huntington said. "He doesn't have to worry about a lot of the things that players worry about."
Felipe Rivero finalizes $22M, 4-year deal with Pirates →
"The players that we currently have on this roster, the players we have on the horizon, the players we've acquired in the two trades will play meaningful roles in the next Pittsburgh Pirates playoff team," Huntington said.
Bucs make "emotionally challenging" call to trade McCutchen →