Jayson Stark welcomes you to Dullsville:
"In terms of excitement," said [a] front-office man, "this may go down as the worst trade deadline ever."
We can cite all sorts of reasons---the epidemic of contract extensions, that disappearing species once known as "the salary dumper," the understandable reluctance to trade draft picks who just raked in gigantic signing bonuses, and enough parity to keep all but a couple of teams from thinking it's time to blow it up and rebuild.
Well, Pirate fans, Dullsville it is. Are we there yet?
We know our black and gold buccaneers are usually a little behind in the times. Thankfully, then (depending on how you view these sorts of things), they may just be one of those "couple of teams" thinking about an explosion.
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