Matt Bandi

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    Lastings Milledge involved in bench-clearing brawl in Venezuela

    Former Pirate Lastings Milledge was involved in a bench-clearing brawl yesterday during a Venezuelan winter league game. Click here for video.

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    Only Bucs prospect poll

    For the third year in a row, the Only Bucs message board is conducting a poll to determine the top 30 prospects in the Pirates system.

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    Graphical Player 2011

    The fantasy baseball annual Graphical Player 2011, published by Heater Magazine's John Burnson, is now available for purchase. For the third straight year, I served as the Pirates team expert for the book. Feel free to check it out if you are interested.

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    Extra Innings host Rocco DeMaro leaves Clear Channel

    Rocco DeMaro, host of the Pirates post-game show Extra Innings for the past four seasons, revealed some unfortunate news on his Twitter feed this afternoon.

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    Kevin Correia and the effect of PETCO Park

    In the Kevin Correia thread over at Bucs Dugout, a long discussion broke out today about PETCO Park’s effect on Correia’s 2010 numbers. After reading through the debate, I decided to do some digging and see what I could figure out.

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    Pirates sign Kevin Correia

    Per Jerry Crasnick.

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    Pirates interested in Jeremy Accardo

    Per Dejan Kovacevic.

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    Thoughts on Scott Olsen

    The Pirates got started on improving the starting rotation today, but their first move was an uninspiring one. The team has reportedly agreed to terms with pitcher Scott Olsen. So what sort of boost should we expect Olsen to provide the Pirates’ starting rotation?

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    Pirates interested in Kenshin Kawakami

    Per Jen Langosch.

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    Pirates "would love" to trade Ryan Doumit

    Per Dejan Kovacevic.