Reverse Trade Values: Pirates Becoming Buyers

In the past I’ve done this trade values series solely on what our trade chips have been worth. ¬†However, the term “trade chips” has been limited to the people the Pittsburgh Pirates could eventually deal as sellers. ¬†I mentioned that Joel Hanrahan (article here) and Paul Maholm (article here) could get good returns, but that Ryan Doumit and Chris Snyder (article here) probably wouldn’t see much, and that was...

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The Quixotic Search for a Shortstop – Part 2

The second and final part of this series will look at the state of shortstops around the major leagues.

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Maine, Mets Roll as Bucs Lose 7th Straight

It was bound to happen. Paul Maholm didn’t have a particularly sharp outing, though he was undone by one bad inning. The Mets batted around in a five run fourth inning to push open a 1-0 game. They would go onto win 10-1. Maholm lasted six innings and gave up seven of the 10 Mets tallies. He struck out two. On the flipside was John Maine. He won his third straight start with six innings of three hit ball. The Pirates only run...

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