First baseman Hunter Morris headed to Pirates in trade

Morris named 2012 Brewers Minor League Player of the Year

The Milwaukee Brewers have traded minor league first baseman Hunter Morris to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named.

 The Pirates announced the deal Thursday for the Brewers’ fourth-round pick from the 2010 draft.

The 26-year-old Morris hit .279 with 11 home runs and 42 RBIs in Triple-A last season.

He is 3 for 13 in spring training this year with four strikeouts.