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  • News and Rumors
    Pirates Could Be Interested in Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino

    According to Rob Biertempfel, the Pittsburgh Pirates have looked into acquiring Red Sox' first baseman Mike Napoli...

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    The High Asking Prices For Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino

    Buster Olney had the following update this morning about the asking price for Hunter Pence to the Pittsburgh Pirates (h/t to Bucs Dugout): https://twitter.com/Buster_ESPN/status/231043585800290304 With that type of return, I'd imagine there was also talk of the Phillies picking up some salary in the deal. Still, that's a high price to pay...

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    Pirates Inquired about B.J. Upton, Billy Butler, and Shane Victorino

    In his Sunday column, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes that the Pirates may have interest in the other Upton brother, this time B.J. from the Tampa Rays.  He also mentions that they inquired about Billy Butler (1B) from the Royals and Shane Victorino (OF) from the Phillies.  These little snippets...

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    Monday Trade Rumors: Shane Victorino, Matt Garza, Starling Marte

    Here are a few updates on the trade front, via MLBTR. **The Pirates were one of six teams scouting Matt Garza this weekend, according to ESPN Chicago's Doug Padilla. I wouldn't read much in to it other than due diligence. There's usually a big gap between scouting a player and trying to...

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    Pirates Don’t Seem Alive on Victorino

    Ken Rosenthal had the following tweet this morning about the Pittsburgh Pirates and Shane Victorino. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/229924210724712448 As Rosenthal notes, things could change between now and tomorrow's deadline. The news is a bit surprising, as we've heard the Pirates connected to Victorino a lot this summer. Of course, on the other side of...

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    Saturday Trade Rumors: Victorino, Headley, Marte, Padres, West Virginia

    A few days remaining until the trade deadline. Here are the rumors from Saturday. **Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports that the trade buzz surrounding Shane Victorino has picked up. Salisbury names the Pirates, Reds, Dodgers, and Giants as teams who are interested and who are currently scouting Victorino. **Jayson Stark of ESPN.com notes...

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    Pirates Looking For a Bat, Bidding on Victorino

    Following the trade for Wandy Rodriguez, the Pittsburgh Pirates are now going for a hitter. Danny Knobler of CBS Sports reports that the Pirates are seeking help at first base or the outfield. Rob Biertempfel reports that the Pirates asked for Shane Victorino, but talks were hung up when Philadelphia asked for...

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    Rosenthal: Victorino Could Be a Fit For Pirates; Bucs Very High On Quentin

    In Ken Rosenthal's latest Full Count, he has two updates on the Pittsburgh Pirates as we approach the trade deadline. The first update (starting at the 2:06 mark) says Shane Victorino would be a fit for the Pirates, and that they have interest in him. Rosenthal mentions the Dodgers, Reds, Yankees, and...

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    First Pitch: Strong Year From the Farm System Gives Pirates Trade Chips

    There has been a growing narrative in Pittsburgh over the last week that the Pirates are having...

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    First Pitch: Hoarding Prospects or Just a Good Grasp of Reality?

    This is one of my favorite times of the year. For the past four years, it has...

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