Pirate Offense Anemic in 4-0 Shutout Loss
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Pirate Offense Anemic in 4-0 Shutout Loss

After banging out 13 runs between their last two games, the Pittsburgh Pirates (77-56) could not get on the board Thursday night as Yovani Gallardo once again dominated the Pirates for seven shutout innings. On the other side, the Milwaukee Brewers (59-74) scored a run off Pirate starter Gerrit Cole in three of the first four innings to take control of the contest from early on and coast to a 4-0 triumph. With the loss, Pittsburgh...

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How the Winter Meetings Affected the NL Central

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.

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Trade Target – Ervin Santana

Could an Ervin Santana for Joel Hanrahan swap benefit both teams’ needs?

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Cubs Are The Perfect Match For Pirates

We’ve heard a lot of talk about how the Pittsburgh Pirates will be buyers this year at the trade deadline, and how they are likely to make moves where they take on payroll, rather than giving up top prospects.  So far we’ve heard a lot of speculation on fits to that approach, but we haven’t really heard the Pirates actually linked to any player. Two of the biggest perceived needs are first base and third base.  Pedro...

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Reverse Trade Values: Aramis Ramirez, Mark Reynolds

With the recent demotion of Pedro Alvarez to AAA, there has been some talk that the Pittsburgh Pirates might pursue a third baseman on the trade market.  The two names that get brought up the most, when it comes to speculation on who the Pirates could go after, are Aramis Ramirez and Mark Reynolds.  Both are fits for the Pirates due to their large salaries, and the Pirates’ ability to take on payroll.  As usual, I decided to...

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