Yesterday we heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates had checked in on Bronson Arroyo. Buster Olney reports today that they plan to meet with Arroyo's agent.
Rob Biertempfel, who broke the original news on Arroyo, says that the right-hander is very interested in the Pirates.
The news on Arroyo indicates that the Pirates might be looking for alternatives to A.J. Burnett. The two pitchers aren't the same at all. Burnett has been a top of the rotation pitcher the last two years. Arroyo is more of a strong number four starter. His value comes from the fact that he can provide league average numbers and throw 200 innings per year. He has thrown 199+ innings each year sin...
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