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Pirates Have Some Interest in Morneau; Yankees Not Discussing Deal

Pirates Have Some Interest in Morneau; Yankees Not Discussing Deal

The Pirates have "some interest" in Morneau.

Last night I wrote about some of the conflicting reports surrounding Justin Morneau. Jon Morosi wrote that Morneau doesn't think he will be traded. Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press felt that the Pirates were the best bet if Morneau is traded. There was another report out of Minnesota from Darren Wolfson that said the Yankees are back in it.

This morning, Buster Olney reported that the Yankees are not discussing a possible deal for Morneau.

https://twitter.com/Buster_ESPN/status/370182614037954561

Knowing that the Yankees aren't discussing a deal for Morneau helps somewhat. The Yankees are one of few contending teams who could use someone like Morneau. The Pirates are another, and Bill Brink of the Post-Gazette reports this mornin...

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