• Trade Values: Joe Saunders

    Taking a look at the potential surplus value of Joe Saunders.

  • Trade Values: Kevin Youkilis

    Taking a look at the potential trade value of Kevin Youkilis.

  • Pirates Engaging Clubs in Trade Talks, But Market is Slow Right Now

    After the Pirates took 2-of-3 from the Cleveland Indians and headed back to Pittsburgh, General Manager Neal Huntington and skipper Clint Hurdle both said their plan was to have a sit down conversation to discuss ways to improve the ball club both internally and externally as the trade deadline approaches. "Clint and I talk multiple...

  • Trade Values – Chase Headley

    Taking a look at the trade surplus value that Chase Headley would bring back to the Padres in a trade.

  • Pirates Said to Have Interest in Joe Saunders

    We've heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates have shown interest in several hitters, such as Chase Headley, Kevin Youkilis, and Bryan LaHair. That's no surprise considering the lack of offense the team has shown this year. What is a surprise hearing that the team is also focusing on pitching. Nick Piecoro of AZ...

  • Pirates Checking on Available Hitting

    Buster Olney tweeted tonight that the Pittsburgh Pirates are looking for available hitting, but that so far they haven't found many sellers. We heard earlier this week that the Pirates were looking at corner infielders, specifically Chase Headley, Bryan LaHair, and Kevin Youkilis. Olney tweeted that rival executives don't expect Youkilis to...

  • Pirates Have Inquired on Corner Infield Bats

    In his latest Full Count video, Ken Rosenthal mentions that the Pittsburgh Pirates have inquired on a few corner infield bats. Rosenthal mentions that the Pirates have looked at Bryan LaHair, Chase Headley, and Kevin Youkilis. He notes that there are far more buyers than sellers right now, but that the Pirates...

  • Adam Lind Wouldn’t Help the Pirates

    The Toronto Blue Jays placed Adam Lind on outright waivers yesterday, which means that any teams that wants him can just claim him and assume his full salary. My first thought when I saw this was probably similar to the thought process of a lot of Pirates fans. The thought was "the...

  • Rumor: Pirates Looking at Catching and Lefty Relievers

    Jon Heyman of CBS Sports mentions on Twitter that he hears the Pittsburgh Pirates are looking to shore up their catching situation, and add a lefty reliever. The catching comment is a strange one. The Pirates added Rod Barajas as their starter over the off-season, and look to have Michael McKenry as...

  • Nationals Inquired on Starling Marte, Were Turned Down

    The Washington Nationals have been looking for a center fielder for a while now. Jim Bowden tweeted that during that search they inquired on Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Starling Marte. Bowden says the Nationals were told that Marte is unavailable. The two teams really don't match up. They both have the same focus...

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