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    Pirates Made Offer to De La Rosa

    The Pirates made an offer to De La Rosa. One of the biggest complaints after Jorge De La Rosa re-signed with the Colorado Rockies was that the Pittsburgh Pirates didn't even make an offer to their top free agent target.  Those complaints seemed strange, since there was no evidence to support the...

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    Pirates and Webb Have Mutual Interest

    The Pirates and Webb have a mutual interest. Dejan Kovacevic spoke today with Brandon Webb's agent, Jonathan Mauer, about whether Webb would be interested in signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Mauer, who also represents Pirates' infield prospect Josh Harrison, mentioned that not only was Webb open to signing with the Pirates, but...

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    Shortstop Updates

    Hardy is the best option available to upgrade the Pirates at shortstop. A few updates on the shortstop front today: -The Pirates were never linked to him, and it was only my wish list, but Ryan Theriot was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals, in exchange for Blake Hawksworth. -Jon Paul Morosi...

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    The Pirates Should Do Nothing This Off-Season

    Yesterday the Pittsburgh Pirates lost out on their top free agent target, Jorge De La Rosa, after the left hander signed an incredibly player friendly deal to remain in Colorado.  Now that De La Rosa is gone, the focus shifts to some of the other names the Pirates are pursuing.  Honestly, looking...

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    Daily Recap: De La Rosa to Colorado

    De La Rosa is close to signing with the Rockies. The big news from today is that Jorge De La Rosa is close to a three year deal with the Colorado Rockies.  We heard earlier today that the left hander could decide sooner, rather than later, although Colorado wasn't willing to go...

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    Pirates One of Five Teams Interested in Bartlett

    The Pirates are one of five teams interested in Bartlett. Ken Rosenthal reports that the Tampa Bay Rays are closer to trading shortstop Jason Bartlett than ever before, and mentions the Pittsburgh Pirates as one of five teams that have shown interest.  I looked at two potentially available shortstops earlier today in...

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    De La Rosa Close to Deal With Rockies

    De La Rosa is close to a three year deal with the Rockies. Earlier tonight, Ken Rosenthal reported that Jorge De La Rosa could act sooner, rather than later, on the free agent market.  The latest news from Rosenthal is that De La Rosa and the Colorado Rockies are close to a...

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    De La Rosa Could Act Sooner Rather Than Later

    Ken Rosenthal has an update on free agent left hander Jorge De La Rosa, noting that the former Colorado Rockies pitcher could act sooner rather than later.  That's not huge news, since speculation out of Colorado from Troy Renck said that De La Rosa wouldn't necessarily wait for Cliff Lee to sign...

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    Potential Off-Season Targets: Shortstops

    One of the needs the Pittsburgh Pirates need to eventually address is their starting shortstop role.  Ronny Cedeno has strong defensive tools, but inconsistent play limits him, and made him a below-average shortstop in 2010.  The Pirates don't necessarily need an All-Star shortstop.  Their biggest need would be a strong defender, especially...

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    LaRoche and Young Elect Free Agency

    LaRoche and Young elected free agency today. Andy LaRoche and Delwyn Young have both elected free agency, after both players were designated for assignment last Friday.  Both players had more than three years of service time, giving them the right to decline their outright assignment to the minors. LaRoche arrived in Pittsburgh...

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