The Detroit Tigers signed Anibal Sanchez today, which has led to a lot of speculation that Rick Porcello could become available in a trade. Jim Bowden reports that the Pirates are one of the teams interested in Porcello.

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There's been a lot of match making rumors involving the Pirates and the Tigers. A lot of that has to do with the Pirates looking for starters, the Tigers looking for relievers, and matching needs with Joel Hanrahan and Porcello. To my knowledge, this is the first time we've had an actual rumor connecting the Pirates to Porcello (there has been a rumor connecting the teams on Hanrahan).

Porcello hasn't had the best numbers in the majors. He jumped right to the majors at the start of the 2009 season, putti...

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