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Gallagher Hopes To Get Career Back On Track

Sean Gallagher

The Pirates on July 7 acquired right-hander Sean Gallagher, 24, from San Diego for cash considerations. This is the fourth organization for Gallagher; he was a rising star in the Chicago Cubs' system, ranking as their No. 5 prospect in 2008. He then spent time with Oakland and San Diego.

"That's the side of it that not everybody gets to see," Gallagher stated. "I've been traded twice and the last time I was designated for assignment and I ended up over here. I'm just grateful for the opportunity." Gallagher was the odd man out on the San Diego Padres staff because the abundance of quality young arms around him. "They have a lot of great pitchers over there," Gallagher said. "I...

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