Italian pitcher Andrea Pizziconi got traded from the Arizona Diamondbacks to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for catcher Lucas May. The 19-year-old had an ERA of 2.57 in 49 innings last year. The Royals assigned him to the Rookie affiliate in Idaho Falls. His season is going to start in a couple of weeks. May was part of Team USA during their championship run at the 2009 IBAF Baseball World Cup in Europe.
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