A recent piece on Fangraphs re-establishes the value of the cost per win on the free agent market. How does this affect the decision by the Pirates this past off-season and going forward with Andrew McCutchen?
The Pirates have 6 unsigned arb-eligible players. The deadline to exchange figures between the players and the team is Tuesday at midnight.
Salaries for free agent starting pitchers are down league-wide this offseason.
Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles may be a good example of how Starling Marte can succeed in the majors without a great walk rate.
Contract data for Anderson Hernandez, Jose Morales, and Logan Kensing.
What is the potential value of a local TV contract for the Pirates in relation to other markets?
Pirates Prospects had the chance to interview both Frank Coonelly and Neal Huntington at Piratefest on Friday.
The Cubs are in negotiations with Paul Maholm for a 2012 rotation spot.
Pirates Prospects and other blogs were able to interview Pirate players and front office people last night at Piratefest. These are the highlights from Clint Barmes and Chris Resop.
With the Winter Meetings concluded, now is a good time to check in on what the rest of the NL Central has been doing in the offseason.