We've heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates have been scouting a lot of players on the Philadelphia Phillies. A.J. Burnett has been the big name, and that continued tonight, as they were one of a few teams in attendance tonight for Burnett's start against the Mets and Bartolo Colon.
We've also heard them connected to Phillies lefty reliever Antonio Bastardo, which Jon Morosi repeats tonight. One new point of information is the news that the Pirates are looking at Marlon Byrd.
The news on Byrd doesn't make much sense. The Pirates seem to be set in the outfield with Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte, and Gregory Polanco. Even if Marte had to miss some time, taking on Byrd do...
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