All posts tagged "Shane Victorino"

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Are the Free Agent Deals Really That Crazy?

    We've seen some crazy deals this off-season. Angel Pagan received four years and $40 M. Shane Victorino signed today for three years and $39 M. You could even argue that Russell Martin's two years and $17 M deal seems high. I started looking at the deals that have been signed this year,...

  • News and Rumors
    The High Asking Prices For Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino

    Buster Olney had the following update this morning about the asking price for Hunter Pence to the Pittsburgh Pirates (h/t to Bucs Dugout): https://twitter.com/Buster_ESPN/status/231043585800290304 With that type of return, I'd imagine there was also talk of the Phillies picking up some salary in the deal. Still, that's a high price to pay...

  • News and Rumors
    Pirates Don’t Seem Alive on Victorino

    Ken Rosenthal had the following tweet this morning about the Pittsburgh Pirates and Shane Victorino. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/229924210724712448 As Rosenthal notes, things could change between now and tomorrow's deadline. The news is a bit surprising, as we've heard the Pirates connected to Victorino a lot this summer. Of course, on the other side of...

  • News and Rumors
    Saturday Trade Rumors: Victorino, Headley, Marte, Padres, West Virginia

    A few days remaining until the trade deadline. Here are the rumors from Saturday. **Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports that the trade buzz surrounding Shane Victorino has picked up. Salisbury names the Pirates, Reds, Dodgers, and Giants as teams who are interested and who are currently scouting Victorino. **Jayson Stark of ESPN.com notes...

  • News and Rumors
    Pirates Looking For a Bat, Bidding on Victorino

    Following the trade for Wandy Rodriguez, the Pittsburgh Pirates are now going for a hitter. Danny Knobler of CBS Sports reports that the Pirates are seeking help at first base or the outfield. Rob Biertempfel reports that the Pirates asked for Shane Victorino, but talks were hung up when Philadelphia asked for...

  • News and Rumors
    Pirates Inquired about B.J. Upton, Billy Butler, and Shane Victorino

    In his Sunday column, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes that the Pirates may have interest in the other Upton brother, this time B.J. from the Tampa Rays.  He also mentions that they inquired about Billy Butler (1B) from the Royals and Shane Victorino (OF) from the Phillies.  These little snippets...

  • News and Rumors
    Rosenthal: Victorino Could Be a Fit For Pirates; Bucs Very High On Quentin

    In Ken Rosenthal's latest Full Count, he has two updates on the Pittsburgh Pirates as we approach the trade deadline. The first update (starting at the 2:06 mark) says Shane Victorino would be a fit for the Pirates, and that they have interest in him. Rosenthal mentions the Dodgers, Reds, Yankees, and...

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