All posts tagged "Evan Meek"

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    The 2011 Bullpen

    Hanrahan is a much stronger option this off-season, but the rest of the bullpen is unsettled. A year ago at this time, the 2010 bullpen was largely incomplete, consisting only of Joel Hanrahan, Evan Meek, Javier Lopez, and a few minor signings competing for spots, such as Wilfredo Ledezma, Vinnie Chulk, Jack...

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    Are the Pirates Building Trade Depth?

    With the Pirates looking at relievers, it increases the chances that Hanrahan could be traded this off-season. It's hard to draw any conclusions about the projected 2011 roster this early in the off-season, but after two days of the MLB Winter Meetings there are two trends that suggest the Pittsburgh Pirates could...

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    Pirates Making Offers to Relievers

    The Pirates are targeting relievers like J.J. Putz and Kevin Gregg. Ken Rosenthal tweets that the Pittsburgh Pirates are showing interest and making offers on a number of free agent relievers.  Rosenthal mentions that the team made an offer to J.J. Putz, who recently signed a two year, $10 M deal with...

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    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....

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    Trade Rumors: Doumit, Hanrahan, Meek, Pitchers

    The Pirates would love to trade Doumit. Dejan Kovacevic has an update from the Winter Meetings, looking at some news and rumors on the internal trade possibilities: -Kovacevic says that the Pirates would love to trade Ryan Doumit.  That should come as no surprise, since Doumit will make $5.1 M next year...

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    Who Should the Pirates Take in the Rule 5 Draft?

    The 2010 Rule 5 draft will be held on December 9th, on the final day of the Winter Meetings.  The Pittsburgh Pirates have the first pick in the draft, and are almost certain to make a selection.  There is currently no space on the 40-man roster, although teams don't have to outright...

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    Morosi: Pirates Could Deal Hanrahan or Meek

    Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports had the following comment about Pittsburgh Pirates relievers Joel Hanrahan and Evan Meek in his column today: The Pirates are comfortable with their internal options at closer, Evan Meek and Joel Hanrahan. But one source suggested that Pittsburgh could deal one of the two and sign a replacement....

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    Meek or Hanrahan could be dealt

    Per Jon Morosi of FoxSports.com: The Pirates are comfortable with their internal options at closer, Evan Meek and Joel Hanrahan. But one source suggested that Pittsburgh could deal one of the two and sign a replacement.... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily...

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    Contemplating Evan Meek as a starting pitcher

    In today’s Q&A at the PBC Blog, Dejan Kovacevic discussed the idea of converting Evan Meek to a starting pitcher. When I first read Dejan’s feature article on Meek a couple weeks ago, I had the same thought. "I wonder if Meek could become a starting...

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    Meek named to NL All-Star team

    Pirates reliever Evan Meek was named to his first All-Star game today. Meek's 0.98 ERA is the best in baseball among pitchers with 40+ innings.

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