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A lot is being made right now of the Kevin Hart/Steven Jackson situation from last night. No, this situation had nothing to do with their on-field performance. It had to do with what happened in the locker room after the game. Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and John Perrotto of Pirates Report both write about how Kevin Hart avoided the media after the game, while Steven Jackson sent word through the media relations...

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Pirates Notebook: Another reason why I hate Bud Selig

The Atlanta Braves and seventh overall pick Mike Minor have agreed to terms on a $2.42 M contract, with Minor expected to sign today. The deal signed by Minor was $242 K over the MLB recommended slot price. Baseball America’s Jim Callis says that two sources claim that the Braves and Minor agreed in principle to the $2.42 M deal before the draft, but the MLB commissioner’s office put pressure on Atlanta not to announce the...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/6/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA The Result: Indianapolis won 6-4 against Charlotte. -Jose Tabata went 2 for 4 with a run.-Argenis Diaz went 1 for 4. Other Game Notes: Phil Dumatrait got the start, going five innings with seven hits, four runs, three walks, and no strikeouts. Jeff Clement went 2 for 4 with his fourth homer at Indianapolis since coming over in the July 29th trade. AA The Result: Altoona...

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Game 108 Live Blog: Pirates vs Diamondbacks

Game 108 – Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks

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Baseball Book Review: Odd Man Out

I’ve decided to do something new from time to time, referring baseball products on the blog. These will include books, DVDs, and anything else that I find interesting. While I was at the beach last week, I read a book called “Odd Man Out” by Matt McCarthy. The story is about McCarthy, a Yale graduate, selected in the 21st round by the Angels. McCarthy spent just one year in the minors, and the book is about his path...

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