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    A Detailed Look at the Early Results From the 2008 Draft

    On Monday I explored the question of when you could start grading a draft. While you can always apply a grade to a draft, it’s hard to get a grade that looks final until a few years down the line. A lot of the times people will grade drafts based on what...

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    Pirates Sign Juan Cruz

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed right handed reliever Juan Cruz to a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training, per a team press release. Cruz has a strong track record in the majors, with a career 4.13 ERA in 619.1 innings, along with a 9.1 K/9 and a 4.8 BB/9...

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    This Date in Pirates History: February 1

    Seven former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, six of them pitchers and the oldest one was an outfielder. Cecilio Guante (1960) pitcher for the 1982-86 Pirates. He was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in November 1979 out of the Dominican Republic. He shot through the minors...

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