• Pirates Could Trade Karstens or Correia

    Jayson Stark of ESPN.com has a report that the Pittsburgh Pirates could trade one of Kevin Correia or Jeff Karstens, following the recent acquisition of Wandy Rodriguez. Dealing one of those two would clear a space for Rodriguez in the rotation, although the Pirates can clear a spot by just moving Correia...

  • Trade Rumors: Red Sox Outfielders, Chase Headley

    Two afternoon trade rumors. **According to Jon Heyman, there is a "strong probability" that the San Diego Padres will deal Chase Headley. Heyman reports that the Padres are "down the road" in talks with teams who are willing to give up a top prospect to land the third baseman. The Yankees recently...

  • Pirates Looking For a Bat, Bidding on Victorino

    Following the trade for Wandy Rodriguez, the Pittsburgh Pirates are now going for a hitter. Danny Knobler of CBS Sports reports that the Pirates are seeking help at first base or the outfield. Rob Biertempfel reports that the Pirates asked for Shane Victorino, but talks were hung up when Philadelphia asked for...

  • Justin Upton Unlikely to be Traded

    Scott Bordow of the Arizona Republic has an update on Justin Upton, noting that it is unlikely the Arizona outfielder will be dealt. Arizona owner Ken Kendricks noted in the article that it is a "reasonable assumption" that Upton will be with the team the rest of the season. He also offered...

  • MLB Trade Season Begins With Three Big Deals Around the League

    Typically the week leading up to the July 31st trade deadline sees the most trades. Usually you see a few deals spread out during the week, with the majority of trades taking place the final two days. That hasn't been the case today. We saw our first big trades made during the...

  • Padres Asking Pirates For a Significant Package of Prospects For Headley

    Buster Olney of ESPN reports that the San Diego Padres are asking the Pittsburgh Pirates for a significant package of prospects for Chase Headley. Olney mentions that they've asked the same from all teams. A month ago we looked at Headley's trade value, putting him at $19.56 M over the next three...

  • Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Trade Deadline Preview

    The 2012 MLB Trade Deadline is a little over a week away. For the second year in a row, the Pittsburgh Pirates will be buyers at the deadline. This year's team looks much stronger than last year's team, and looks more likely to sustain the success we've seen over the first four...

  • Pirates Inquired about B.J. Upton, Billy Butler, and Shane Victorino

    In his Sunday column, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes that the Pirates may have interest in the other Upton brother, this time B.J. from the Tampa Rays.  He also mentions that they inquired about Billy Butler (1B) from the Royals and Shane Victorino (OF) from the Phillies.  These little snippets...

  • Jayson Stark: Pirates Asking About A Lot of Hitters

    Jayson Stark has a lot of trade discussions this morning, including a few mentions of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Stark mentions that "if there's a hitter who might have even a remote short of getting traded, the Pirates have asked about him". That shouldn't be a surprise to anyone who has seen the...

  • Pirates Interested in Paul Maholm

    The Pittsburgh Pirates may be interested in bringing Paul Maholm back.

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