All posts tagged "Brendan Ryan"

  • Analysis
    The Pirates Might Be Best With Mercer and Barmes in 2014

    The free agent market is always weak when it comes to shortstop. Some years there are guys...

  • Analysis
    Brendan Ryan Traded to the Mariners

    Ryan was traded to the Seattle Mariners. The Seattle Mariners acquired shortstop Brendan Ryan from the St. Louis Cardinals today, removing another shortstop candidate from the market.  A week ago we heard that the Pirates had a "mild" interest in Ryan, although there wasn't any connection to him after J.J. Hardy and...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Still Looking for Shortstop Upgrade

    The Pirates are still looking for a shortstop and Ryan could be an option. Rob Biertempfel has an update on the shortstop situation for the Pittsburgh Pirates, noting that the Pirates are still seeking a shortstop upgrade following the winter meetings.  The Pirates were pursuing J.J. Hardy and Jason Bartlett before both...

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    J.J. Hardy Traded to Orioles

    The Orioles have acquired J.J. Hardy. The Baltimore Orioles have acquired shortstop J.J. Hardy from the Minnesota Twins, with the deal expected to be announced in about an hour.  That leaves the Pittsburgh Pirates without a shortstop upgrade, after Jason Bartlett was traded to the San Diego Padres yesterday. This marks the...

  • Analysis
    Winter Meetings Notebook: It’s All About Pitching

    The Washington Nationals made a huge splash on the free agent market on Sunday, announcing a seven year, $126 M deal with outfielder Jayson Werth.  The deal has gotten a lot of attention, both due to the impact of the signing on the free agent market, and the statement the Nationals made....

  • Analysis
    Shortstop Updates: Brendan Ryan, Jason Bartlett

    The Pirates have a mild interest in Ryan. Two updates on the shortstop front from today: -Jennifer Langosch reports that Cardinals shortstop Brendan Ryan has drawn "mild interest" from the Pirates.  Ryan is expendable by St. Louis after the Cardinals acquired Ryan Theriot from the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The main appeal Ryan...

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