With the Pirates looking at relievers, it increases the chances that Hanrahan could be traded this off-season.
It's hard to draw any conclusions about the projected 2011 roster this early in the off-season, but after two days of the MLB Winter Meetings there are two trends that suggest the Pittsburgh Pirates could be looking to add some trade depth to the major league roster.
The first trend is the focus on late inning relievers. The Pirates made an offer to J.J. Putz before he signed a two year, $10 M deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks. They've also made an offer to Kevin Gregg, who is drawing strong multi-year interest, and are strongly pursuing Jeremy Accardo. The Pirates were linked to all three players last year. Outside of those players, they've looked at Hiroyuki Kobayashi...
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