The Pittsburgh Pirates are one of the teams who have inquired on Ian Stewart, according to Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports. The Colorado Rockies are expected to move Stewart, and the Pirates are one of the teams interested, joining the Cubs, Diamondbacks, Orioles, Mariners, and Angels.
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