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    2011 Top Pirates Prospects: #2 – Starling Marte

    The Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide was released last week, featuring 237 prospect reports, interviews with Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie, Zack Von Rosenberg, and Zack Dodson, the 2011 top 50 prospects, and the most comprehensive coverage of the Pirates' farm system that you can find. While the top 50 prospects are exclusive...

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    Pirates Sign Cuban Pitcher Cesar Lopez for $600 K

    Ben Badler of Baseball America reports on a signing from back in September that hasn't been announced yet.  The Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to terms with Cuban right handed pitcher Cesar Lopez for $600,000 in September.  The deal is still pending the result of Lopez getting his visa. Badler mentions that Lopez is...

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    Ohlendorf Wins Arbitration Hearing

    Ohlendorf won his arbitration case against the Pirates. According to Colin Dunlap, Ross Ohlendorf has won his arbitration case against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  The decision means that Ohlendorf will receive $2.025 M for his 2011 salary.  That's a raise of $1,586,000 over his 2010 salary, and an extra $625,000 over the $1.4...

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    Tyler Waldron Video Recap

    Waldron put up a 3.90 ERA in 64.2 innings in his pro debut with the State College Spikes. Tyler Waldron was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 5th round of the 2010 draft, signing for a slot-level price of $173,500.  He was coming off a junior year in which he put...

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