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Pittsburgh Pirates Roundtable #6

Pittsburgh Pirates Roundtable #6

Question #1:
Should the Pirates keep veterans like Salomon Torres and Damaso Marte around when they control a number of younger relievers who may be ready to step into a big league bullpen?
Matt and Alan from Bucco Wire:
We think the Pirates should keep Torres. Torres was signed at a very cheap price for a dependable reliever, compared to what others are now getting on the market. He eats a lot of innings out of the bullpen and could serve as a nice veteran presence for all the young guys. Marte, however, should be dealt. He's a lefty that a some other teams would like to have at his cheaper price, plus his average season last year doesn't demand him to stay in the bullpen above any younger guys.

Carson and Corey from We Should Be GM's:
"May be ready" is the key part of this question. Alm...

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