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    Arizona Fall League Recap: 11/11

    Tony Sanchez was the only Pirates prospect who played today, and had a huge game, but the Mesa Solar Sox lost 6-5: -Tony Sanchez (.228) started at catcher, batting seventh.  Sanchez went 2-for-4 with two home runs (4) and four RBIs.  Sanchez hit a three run shot in the second inning, putting...

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    Potential Off-Season Targets: First Basemen

    The Pirates need to upgrade over Jones at first base this off-season. A week ago I looked at some options to fill the starting pitching needs for the 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates.  Since then, a few names and rumors have emerged, with the focus mostly being on pitching.  Despite the coverage focusing around...

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    Starling Marte Not Rule 5 Eligible

    Marte is not Rule 5 eligible this off-season. Two years ago Dejan Kovacevic took a look at the top international prospects in the Pirates' system at the time, featuring Starling Marte.  In the article, he noted that Marte was signed in 2006 out of the Dominican Republic.  Two years ago, I was...

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    Hurdle Interviews With Mets

    Hurdle interviewed with the Mets. As expected, Clint Hurdle interviewed with the New York Mets yesterday.  According to ESPN, the Mets may add one or two more candidates, but have pretty much finalized their field of candidates.  New Mets' GM Sandy Alderson is expected to start making call backs next week, and...

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    Arizona Fall League Recap: 11/10

    All four Pirates hitting prospects started, but the Mesa Solar Sox lost 9-6: -Andrew Lambo (.299) started in right field, batting sixth.  Lambo went 0-for-2 with two strikeouts.  He was hit in the knee with a pitch in the bottom of the fifth inning, then was pulled from the game in the...

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    Jackson, Moss Declare FA, Jakubauskas Released

    Moss declared free agency after being outrighted off the 40-man roster. Earlier today the list of minor league free agents came out, with 19 players from the Pirates' organization electing minor league free agency.  Baseball America also has their transactions report from the last week, with a few more updates. Two moves...

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    Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Rumor Tracker

    There is no shortage of rumors throughout the off-season.  Those rumors can start by a simple mention of a player, and spread like wildfire, to the point where a day after the mention fans are penciling the player in to future lineups, regardless of whether the team is actually pursuing the player....

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    Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 25-Man Roster Projection

    NOTES: Roster only reflects players currently on the 40-man roster. Players who are out of options heading in to the 2011 season get preference over players with options remaining. Additional preference goes to players with guaranteed contracts, and players who have been tendered arbitration offers. Actual roster predictions won't begin until Spring...

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    2010 Minor League Free Agents

    Baseball America has released the list of the 2010 minor league free agents, with the following players declaring from the Pittsburgh Pirates' system: Derek Hankins Jean Machi Dustin Molleken Jeremy Powell Tyler Yates Dana Eveland Corey Hamman Hector Gimenez Erik Kratz Milver Reyes James Skelton Brian Myrow Rodolfo Cardona Yung Chi Chen...

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    Rotation Options: De La Rosa, Correia, Millwood

    Correia could be one of the best values on the free agent market. Yesterday MLBTR released their list of the top 50 free agents, with Tim Dierkes predicting that the Pittsburgh Pirates would sign Hiroki Kuroda.  Today, the rest of the MLBTR writers add their thoughts and predictions on the top 50...

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