All posts tagged "trade rumors"

  • News and Rumors
    Non-Pirates Rumors: Ike Davis, Mark Trumbo

    First base is a position of need for the Pittsburgh Pirates this off-season. There are a few...

  • Injury Updates
    Afternoon Notes: Jason Grilli update, Giancarlo Stanton news (sort of)

    The Pittsburgh Pirates released a statement today regarding injured closer Jason Grilli, who met today with team doctors and Dr. James Andrews. Grilli was diagnosed with a flexor strain in his right arm, and is not a surgical candidate. Jason Grilli met with team doctors and Dr. James Andrews today to further...

  • Podcast
    P3 Episode 14: Previewing the Trade Deadline For the Pirates

    Episode 14 of The Pirates Prospects Podcast can be downloaded or streamed below. This episode includes analysis...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: MLB Should Move the Trade Deadline Back a Month

    I'm not sure how the trade deadline got to be on July 31st. I know that it...

  • News and Rumors
    Saturday Rumors: Kubel, Pena, Lee, Willingham, Furbush

    Kind of a slow pre-deadline day for the Pirates, although I don't think it's just them.  The relief market hasn't really opened up, and there's a lot of hold up on Ubaldo Jimenez.  Here's a few updates on some players the Pirates are looking at: -Jon Paul Morosi mentions that he spoke...

  • News and Rumors
    Thursday Rumors: Pirates Looking at Jason Kubel

    The Pirates are looking at Jason Kubel, according to Jayson Stark. Here are the Pirates trade rumors for Thursday: -Jayson Stark has a big list of updates on ESPN about the Pirates.  He mentions that the Pirates have said their number one focus is finding a "professional hitter", per a club official...

  • News and Rumors
    Monday Rumors: Giambi, Upton, Wigginton, Iannetta

    The Pirates are interested in Wigginton from the Rockies. Catching up on some of today's rumors: -Buster Olney didn't really have a rumor, but speculated that Jason Giambi would be a good fit for the Pirates as a bench bat.  Giambi is currently hitting for a .263/.360/.632 line with Colorado, and he's...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Interested in Chris Iannetta

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are among a number of teams that have asked the Colorado Rockies about catcher Chris Iannetta, according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports.  Iannetta is currently hitting for a .224/.376/.412 line in 228 at-bats this season.  His best year was in 2008, when he hit for a .264/.390/.505...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Out of the Mix For Beltran?

    Beltran's value depends on whether the Mets want better prospects or lower payroll. Buster Olney had two interesting updates regarding the Pittsburgh Pirates today.  The first update discussed their reluctance to deal away "major assets": Rival officials view the Pirates' approach to the trade deadline as very, very careful. Lots of indications...

  • Analysis
    Trade Values: Relief Pitching Options

    Over the last few days, we've heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates are looking at bullpen upgrades.  They've already started adding to the bullpen today, with the anticipated addition of Jason Grilli.  Yesterday I detailed a list of bullpen options they've been linked to.  Adding to that list, we've recently heard rumors about...

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