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 more focus than they should, at least in terms of grading the off-season moves.

The Pirates were busy during the meetings, adding left handed pitcher Scott Olsen, right handed pitcher Kevin Correia, outfielder Matt Diaz, and selecting shortstop Josh Rodriguez in the Rule 5 draft.  That's a lot of moves, considering that last year the Pirates only added Bobby Crosby and selected John Raynor in the Rule 5 draft during the winter meetings.  The moves they made might provide some upgrades to the team, althou...

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