All posts tagged "trade"

  • Analysis
    Neal Huntington Thinks the Pirates Can Get Ike Davis on the Right Track

    Follow @NateBarnes_ !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s),p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+'://';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The Pittsburgh Pirates traded for Ike Davis Friday night, shortly before...

  • News and Rumors
    NL Central News: Cardinals Trade Freese for Bourjos

    The St. Louis Cardinals made a trade this afternoon, sending third baseman David Freese to the Los...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Trades Are Graded on a Different Scale For Contenders

    The Pirates have officially reached the other side of the rebuilding process. It was only a few...

  • News and Rumors
    The Market for First Basemen/Corner Outfielders — Free Agents, Non-Tenders, Trades

    A look at the trade, free agent, and non-tender markets for 1B/OF.

  • Transactions
    Shairon Martis Traded to the Twins

    UPDATE 2:00 PM: I just spoke with Neal Huntington, who said the deal was more about finding Martis a better opportunity. Looking at the Twins' pitching situation, I think Martis would have a better shot there than in Pittsburgh, where he was in Double-A, with a lot of options in Triple-A. UPDATE...

  • Analysis
    Important Dates In 2011

    At Pirates Prospects, not only do we cover the entire farm system, but we also focus on the business side of the game, specifically tracking the service time, options, waiver rules, trade rules, and the MLB draft.  The rules surrounding these events can be vague, so to clear things up, here are...

  • Analysis
    The Rays Demonstrate What the Pirates Need to Achieve

    The Rays traded Garza to the Cubs in an eight player deal. The Tampa Bay Rays and the Pittsburgh Pirates don't share a lot of similarities these days.  The Rays broke out in 2008, and have been contending in the tough American League East ever since.  The Pirates, on the other hand,...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Acquire Cesar Valdez to Complete Duke Trade

    The Pirates acquired Valdez to complete the Duke trade. The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired right handed pitcher Cesar Valdez from the Arizona Diamondbacks as the player to be named later in the Zach Duke trade.  Valdez has spent the last two seasons as a starter in AAA for Arizona, combining for a...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Trade Duke to Arizona

    The Zach Duke era with the Pittsburgh Pirates is officially over.  After designating the left handed starter for assignment on Friday, the Pirates traded Duke to the Arizona Diamondbacks for a player to be named later. According to Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic, the Diamondbacks aren't likely to tender an arbitration...

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