All posts tagged "trade rumors"

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    Will Ryan Doumit Be Traded This Weekend?

    Could Doumit be traded this weekend? The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the addition of Kevin Correia yesterday around 5:00 PM, which was supposed to come with a corresponding move where the Pirates would remove someone from the 40-man roster, creating space for Correia.  However, we learned yesterday that the Pirates have until Monday...

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    Pirates Stepping up Efforts to Trade Doumit

    The Pirates have increased their efforts to trade Doumit following the addition of Overbay. Following the signing of Lyle Overbay, Rob Biertempfel reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates are stepping up their efforts to trade catcher Ryan Doumit.  Doumit will make $5.1 M in 2011, and after the addition of Overbay, will move...

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    2010 Winter Meetings Recap

    The Major League Baseball Winter Meetings are clearly a big deal.  All you have to do is look at the amount of transactions and news around the league over the last four days to see this.  The meetings get the most attention during the off-season, and because of that, they often receive...

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    Pirates Close to Deal for Kawakami?

    The Pirates seem to be close to acquiring Kawakami. Rob Biertempfel tweets that a source tells him the Pittsburgh Pirates seem to be close to a deal for Kenshin Kawakami.  He says that money is one hold up, and that another holdup is when/if Paul Maholm is dealt.  Could be two situations...

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    Winter Meetings Notebook: Rule 5 Draft Preview

    Rodriguez is one of the top options available in the Rule 5 draft. Day three of the winter meetings wrapped up without any moves being made by the Pittsburgh Pirates, although we did have several rumors and updates about players the Pirates are talking to.  Day four will almost certainly bring at...

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    Pirates Offering Paul Maholm

    The Pirates are offering Maholm on the trade market. Dejan Kovacevic tweets that he's hearing the Pittsburgh Pirates are offering left handed starter Paul Maholm on the trade market.  That's something I speculated about this morning, after this week's additions of Kevin Correia and Scott Olsen, combined with the continued interest in...

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    Jason Bartlett Traded to the Padres

    Bartlett has been traded to the Padres. The Tampa Bay Rays have traded shortstop Jason Bartlett to the San Diego Padres, according to Corey Brock of MLB.com.  We heard earlier that the Padres and Pirates were the two teams in the bidding for the shortstop, and it appears that Bartlett was dealt...

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    Wednesday Shortstop Updates

    The Pirates are involved in trade talks for Hardy and Bartlett. A lot of updates today on the two top shortstops available on the market, J.J. Hardy and Jason Bartlett, with the Pittsburgh Pirates involved with both players. The J.J. Hardy sweepstakes seems to be down to the Baltimore Orioles and the...

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    Rule 5 Updates: Elvin Ramirez, Trades

    The Rule 5 draft is tomorrow afternoon, and there are a few updates on the Pirates' first overall pick. -Dejan Kovacevic mentioned this morning that Elvin Ramirez, a right handed pitcher with the New York Mets, is a guy to keep an eye on.  Buster Olney tweeted that Ramirez is widely expected...

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    Pirates Pushing Hard to Trade Doumit

    The Pirates are pushing hard to trade Doumit. Dejan Kovacevic has an update on Ryan Doumit, noting that the Pirates are really pushing hard to trade him, according to a National League scout.  We've heard that the Pirates are looking to trade Doumit, although the Pirates did say that he was currently...

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