I've been wondering all offseason whether the Pirates are buyers or sellers, and we've kind of gotten an answer from all of the rumors suggesting they would sell. But the rumors surrounding them have gone from "they're actively listening" to this update saying they are sellers.
As for the Yankees options, I'm guessing they won't go with Fulmer, since the trading price would be huge. Corbin might provide the only competition for the Pirates and Cole, but...
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