The 2010 MLB Winter Meetings kick off tomorrow, and run through Thursday afternoon, finishing off with the 2010 Rule 5 draft.  Leading up to the meetings, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been linked to a lot of free agents, but have yet to make a move, outside of letting a few players from the 2010 roster go.  The main areas of focus for the Pirates have been the starting rotation, a first baseman/right fielder, and a shortstop.  The Pirates enter the Winter Meetings with four open spots on the 40-man roster, and a projected payroll of just under $30 M.  They are expected to make at least one selection in the Rule 5 draft, and could also fill a few of their needs over the next few days.  Here is a review of the Pirates' off-season so far, along with a preview of some of the moves we could see ...

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