All posts tagged "free agent rumors"

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    Pirates and Duchscherer Have Mututal Interest

    The Pirates and Duchscherer have a mutual interest. Dejan Kovacevic reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates and Justin Duchscherer have mutual interest.  The Pirates have expressed interest in Duchscherer in each of the last two seasons, although Kovacevic mentions that the interest is stronger this year. Duchscherer is a big injury risk, missing...

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    Pirates Close to Signing Scott Olsen

    The Pirates have agreed to a one year deal with Olsen. The Pittsburgh Pirates are close to making their first addition of the off-season, agreeing to sign Scott Olsen to a one year, incentive laden deal, per Jennifer Langosch.  The deal is not official yet, and is contingent on Olsen passing a...

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    2010 Pittsburgh Pirates Winter Meetings Preview

    The 2010 MLB Winter Meetings kick off tomorrow, and run through Thursday afternoon, finishing off with the 2010 Rule 5 draft.  Leading up to the meetings, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been linked to a lot of free agents, but have yet to make a move, outside of letting a few players from...

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    Pirates Targeting Corner Outfielders

    Cust is one of the corner outfielders on the Pirates' radar. Rob Biertempfel reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates are now targeting corner outfielders following the non-tender of Lastings Milledge.  Biertempfel mentions that two players on the radar are recently non-tendered Matt Diaz and Jack Cust. Diaz is coming off a year where...

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    Pirates Made Offer to De La Rosa

    The Pirates made an offer to De La Rosa. One of the biggest complaints after Jorge De La Rosa re-signed with the Colorado Rockies was that the Pittsburgh Pirates didn't even make an offer to their top free agent target.  Those complaints seemed strange, since there was no evidence to support the...

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    Pirates and Webb Have Mutual Interest

    The Pirates and Webb have a mutual interest. Dejan Kovacevic spoke today with Brandon Webb's agent, Jonathan Mauer, about whether Webb would be interested in signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Mauer, who also represents Pirates' infield prospect Josh Harrison, mentioned that not only was Webb open to signing with the Pirates, but...

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    Shortstop Updates

    Hardy is the best option available to upgrade the Pirates at shortstop. A few updates on the shortstop front today: -The Pirates were never linked to him, and it was only my wish list, but Ryan Theriot was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals, in exchange for Blake Hawksworth. -Jon Paul Morosi...

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    The Pirates Should Do Nothing This Off-Season

    Yesterday the Pittsburgh Pirates lost out on their top free agent target, Jorge De La Rosa, after the left hander signed an incredibly player friendly deal to remain in Colorado.  Now that De La Rosa is gone, the focus shifts to some of the other names the Pirates are pursuing.  Honestly, looking...

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    Daily Recap: De La Rosa to Colorado

    De La Rosa is close to signing with the Rockies. The big news from today is that Jorge De La Rosa is close to a three year deal with the Colorado Rockies.  We heard earlier today that the left hander could decide sooner, rather than later, although Colorado wasn't willing to go...

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    De La Rosa Could Act Sooner Rather Than Later

    Ken Rosenthal has an update on free agent left hander Jorge De La Rosa, noting that the former Colorado Rockies pitcher could act sooner rather than later.  That's not huge news, since speculation out of Colorado from Troy Renck said that De La Rosa wouldn't necessarily wait for Cliff Lee to sign...

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