Over the last two weeks I have reviewed each of the positions on the 25-man roster for the Pittsburgh Pirates, focusing on the 2010 season, as well as a look to the future at each position. Based off of that analysis, here is how I see the 2011 25-man roster, heading in to the off-season. For the positional analysis, click on the links for each position.
The long term option at the position is Tony Sanchez, although he won't be up until mid-2012 at the earliest. The Pirates have Chris Snyder and Ryan Doumit under contract for 2011. Snyder will only cost around $2.75 M, since Arizona sent $3 M in the trade that brought him to the Pirates. He will also be the starter over Doumit. It would be nice if the Pirates could trade Doumit this off-season, ridding themselves of his...
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