All posts tagged "free agents"

  • Analysis
    The Price of Free Agents Hasn’t Really Increased

    Today I was looking over the early free agent signings, trying to get an idea of how...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Off-Season Preview: Burnett, First Base, and the Walker Problem

    The Pittsburgh Pirates made the playoffs this year, and will largely be keeping the same team together...

  • Analysis
    Has Russell Martin been the Best Free Agent Signing?

    You get the sense with this Pirates team that something is different. Russell Martin has been a vital part of the Pirates success so far in 2013. (Photo by: David Hague) Sure, Pittsburgh has been rattling off wins at a near-record pace and appears poised to battle with St. Louis and Cincinnati...

  • News and Rumors
    The Market for Relievers — Free Agents, Non-Tenders, and Trades

    A look at the market for relievers through the free agent, non-tender, and trade markets.

  • News and Rumors
    The Market for Starting Pitchers — Free Agents, Non-Tenders, and Trades

    A look at the starting pitcher options available in free agency, non tenders, and potential trades.

  • News and Rumors
    The Market for Catchers – Free Agents, Non-Tenders, Trades

    A look at the trade, free agent, and non-tender markets for potential catchers.

  • News and Rumors
    2012 Free Agent Options: Starting Pitching

    For Pittsburgh Pirates fans, the 2012 free agent market for starting pitchers will be simple: compare everyone to Paul Maholm.  The Pirates made it clear that they wouldn't be bringing Maholm back in 2012, despite having a $9.75 M option for him to return.  With the starting rotation looking like it needs...

  • Analysis
    Fixing the Compensation System

    The Pirates landed Allie in the second round last year. They'll have a hard time getting a similar player in the second round this year due to all of the compensation picks. Yesterday I brought up the fact that the compensation system for the Major League draft is a broken system.  The...

  • Analysis
    2010-2011 Off Season Primer

    With the World Series coming to an end tonight, the 2010/2011 off-season officially begins tomorrow.  You can check out all of the important off-season dates on the Off-Season Calendar.  Here is a quick primer of all of the off-season topics: 40-Man Rosters Teams must reinstate players from the 60-day disabled list by...

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