Ivan Nova deal completed

The Pirates have sent outfielder Tito Polo and left-handed pitcher Stephen Tarpley to the New York Yankees to complete the August 1 deal in which the Pirates acquired right-handed pitcher Ivan Nova.

In five starts with the Pirates since being acquired, Nova has gone 4-0 with a 2.87 ERA (31.0ip/10er) and one complete game. He has also struck out 22 batters and walked just one in that time.

Overall this season, the 29-year-old Nova has gone 11-6 with a 4.41 ERA (128.2ip/63er) and three complete games (one shutout) in 26 games (20 starts).