The Pirates may have an offer out to Hall.

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has an interesting tweet, implying that the Pittsburgh Pirates have made an offer to Bill Hall, and that Hall could be the starting second baseman if he accepts the offer.  The only way that would happen is if the Pirates moved Neil Walker from second to third base, and Pedro Alvarez from third to first base.

Hall has a career -4.2 UZR/150 in his limited time at second base.  He's been better defensively at third, with a 3.9 UZR/150 rating.  Hall would make more sense as a third baseman, with Alvarez moving to first, and Walker remaining at second, where he could improve on his defense.  On offense, Hall hasn't exactly been a great hitter.  In 2005-2006 he combined for a .280/.344/.525 line in 1038 at-bats.  ...

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