Earlier tonight, Ken Rosenthal wrote about the Pirates' need for hitting, and their pitching depth. To read what he had to say, click here. I noticed a ton of talk on Twitter about the article, specifically Neal Huntington's comment at the end about making an deal if it's the right move.
To sum up Rosenthal's comments:
**The Pirates have starting depth, although he's not suggesting dealing James McDonald. He mentioned Kevin Correia, noting that Correia wouldn't get much of a return.
**The Pirates shouldn't consider dealing Jameson Taillon or Gerrit Cole.
**The Pirates have a great bullpen with depth in Triple-A. This was the bulk of his focus.
That last point is something I've been saying for a long time. The Pirates need to deal from the bullpen. You can find closers and good relievers fairly easily. Look at the top relievers in the bullpen right now.
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