• The Latest Delay on Francisco Liriano

    Back on December 21st, we heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates agreed on a two-year deal with left-handed pitcher Francisco Liriano. After a long delay, it was reported that Liriano hurt his right arm after the agreement, which was holding up the deal. Later it was learned that Liriano broke his humerus, apparently...

  • Francisco Liriano Could Be on a Minor League Deal

    Tom Singer has an article on the Pirates.com homepage about the non-roster invitees for Spring Training. In the article he has an interesting note about Francisco Liriano. The Bucs' NRI list currently includes 17, and there is at least one more on the way: Indications are that Francisco Liriano -- when all...

  • Pirates Interested in Shaun Marcum

    Earlier this evening, Jon Morosi reported that the Pittsburgh Pirates were still talking with Francisco Liriano. Morosi followed up with a tweet noting that the Pirates were one of the teams interested in free agent Shaun Marcum. https://twitter.com/jonmorosi/status/290701337002389504 It would seem that the Pirates aren't locked in with Liriano, especially if they're...

  • Pirates and Francisco Liriano Still Talking

    Jon Morosi has an update on the Pittsburgh Pirates and Francisco Liriano: https://twitter.com/jonmorosi/status/290681155144011776 Liriano was a risk on a two-year deal prior to his recent injury. I'm not sure that the recent injury would do much to change that. It would only serve as a reminder that he could be considered injury...

  • What Would Justin Upton Cost the Pirates?

    It seems like Justin Upton has been on the block forever. There has been talk that Arizona could deal him in each of the last two off-seasons. There was also talk during the year that Upton could be on the block, and the Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the teams linked to...

  • Injury Delays Liriano Deal

    According to Rob Biertempfel on Twitter, Francisco Liriano's two-year deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates hasn't been finalized due to the fact he injured his non-throwing arm. According to Biertempfel, the Pirates continue to talk to Liriano's agent and no deal is imminent. The two sides initially agreed to a two-year, $12.75 M...

  • Joel Hanrahan News: Sunday

    The Joel Hanrahan deal to the Red Sox still hasn't been completed and it may not be done for a few days at least. After a night of suspense that ended with no new confirmed details after 5PM, we have word from Jon Heyman that there are still discussions going on about the...

  • Pirates and Red Sox Agree on Hanrahan Deal

    According to ESPN Boston, sources say a deal sending Joel Hanrahan to the Red Sox is close. No names are mentioned in the article, but yesterday we heard that the Pirates were interested in shortstop Jose Iglesias.   We will continue to keep you updates on any news from today in this...

  • Joel Hanrahan Friday Rumors: Pirates Now Looking at Shortstops?

    According to John Perrotto, now that the Pirates have agreed to terms with Francisco Liriano, they have switched their trade preference in return for closer Joel Hanrahan. He mentions they are looking at Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Dee Gordon, as well as Jose Iglesias, the shortstop from the Boston Red Sox https://twitter.com/jperrotto/status/282177384902451201...

  • Hanrahan is Boston’s Top Bullpen Target

    Yesterday we heard from Jon Heyman that the Boston Red Sox were interested in closer Joel Hanrahan. The latest rumor on Hanrahan comes from the Boston Globe. Nick Cafardo of the Globe reports that Hanrahan "appears to be their top target". He notes that the Red Sox tried to get Hanrahan in...

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