Two weeks are left until the trade deadline, and the rumors are heating up. Tim Dierkes revisits the stories surrounding Snell, Gorzelanny and Jarrod Saltalamacchia, and Dejan Kovacevic talks about the availability of Salomon Torres, Shawn Chacon and Damaso Marte. Jack Wilson's name pops up as well.
While I don't think that the Pirates will be acquiring the pieces necessary to make a run in 2007, Dave Littlefield certainly needs to find a bat to add to our current core. I can't keep watching this abysmal offense. Something needs to be done. You know it, I know it, and even Littlefield must know it.
Eight of the Pirates' regulars---defined by having 100 at-bats or more---possess batting averages lower than .260. Only Xavier Nady, Freddy Sanchez and Ryan Doumit are playing like legitim...
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