Pirates Made 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 claims.  Ken Rosenthal mentioned that only the Washington Nationals and Colorado Rockies had made offers, but other reports, such as Buster Olney of ESPN and Jon Heyman of...

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Pirates and Webb Have 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 that the Pirates were one of the teams interested in Webb, which we first heard two weeks ago. Webb has been limited to just four...

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Shortstop Updates

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 reports that the San Francisco Giants have increased their pursuit of Jason Bartlett, and are one of the most serious suitors for the Tampa Bay shortstop. -Morosi also mentions that the Minnesota Twins aren’t...

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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 at some of the names, I think they should just pack it in this winter. Dejan Kovacevic takes a look at the middle tier, which is now the...

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Daily Recap: De La Rosa to Colorado

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 more than three years, which seemed to set them at a disadvantage.  However, De La Rosa was comfortable in Colorado, according to Ken Rosenthal: But De La Rosa is comfortable in Colorado and works well...

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