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Pirates Discussing Multiple Trade Options For First Base

Pirates Discussing Multiple Trade Options For First Base

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates are discussing multiple trade options for their first base vacancy.

https://twitter.com/jonmorosi/status/410101103821602816

Morosi mentions Adam Lind and Logan Morrison. Last week we heard that James Loney was emerging as the top choice for the Pirates, and that they were also looking at Lind and Mitch Moreland. There have also been reports in the past connecting the Pirates to Mark Trumbo, who is said to be available this off-season.

Lind is coming off a big year at the plate where he hit for a .288/.357/.497 line in 521 plate appearances. The offense was strong, but his defense was horrible. He's under contract for $7 M in 2014, with team options in 2015 and 2016. The 2015 option is $7.5 M with a $1 M buyout. The 2016 ...

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