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Pirates Not Pursuing Chase Headley

Pirates Not Pursuing Chase Headley

UPDATE 2:28 PM: Jon Morosi reports that the Pirates are not actively pursuing Chase Headley at this point.

UPDATE 1:00 PM: Jon Morosi says that the asking price for Headley is still high with three hours to go.

11:29 AM: Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has the latest on Chase Headley:

http://twitter.com/JonHeymanCBS/statuses/230322526230806528

The Pirates have been connected to Headley a lot, but recent reports said that they were less interested in him. You'd have to think a Headley deal would require someone like Starling Marte and more going the other way. But considering the deals the Pirates have made so far (avoiding dealing a top prospect), it seems unlikely that they'd be willing to pay the price for Headley.

Headley has a lot of potential value outside of Petco Park. His c...

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