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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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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De La Rosa Close to Deal With Rockies

Earlier tonight, Ken Rosenthal reported that Jorge De La Rosa could act sooner, rather than later, on the free agent market.  The latest news from Rosenthal is that De La Rosa and the Colorado Rockies are close to a three year deal to bring the starter back to Colorado. I mentioned earlier that it didn’t seem like the Rockies were strong contenders for De La Rosa, mostly because they didn’t want to go beyond three years,...

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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 if the right offer came along.  However, Rosenthal makes it sound like the market for De La Rosa is heating up: The Rockies and...

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