Tag: Derrek Lee

A History of Pirates’ Payroll Change at the Trade Deadline

Leading up to the Trade Deadline, the hope of many fans wanting to see the Pirates buying from just a few weeks ago had...

This Date in Pirates History: September 6

Today is a popular date for former Pittsburgh Pirates birthdays, nine players have been born on this date, including a player who was replaced...

This Date in Pirates History: July 30

Getting close to the trading deadline, not only is today busy due to trades, we also have seven Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this...

Could the Pirates Still Get a Comp Pick For Derrek Lee?

Over the off-season, the Pittsburgh Pirates offered Derrek Lee arbitration, only to see the first baseman turn down the offer, which would have guaranteed...

Pirates Unlikely to See a First Base Upgrade

Two pieces of news recently came out which point to the Pittsburgh Pirates missing out on a chance to land a first base upgrade....

Do the Pirates Need a First Baseman?

  Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports took a look at five off-season stories that will carry over in to the 2012 calendar year.  The...

Pirates Still Interested in Derrek Lee

The Pittsburgh Pirates are still interested in Derrek Lee for first base, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Lee was offered arbitration last month,...

Derrek Lee Declines Arbitration

Free agent first baseman Derrek Lee has declined his arbitration offer from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Lee can still sign with the Pirates, and the...

Winter Meetings Day Two: Contingency Plans

On the second day of the MLB Winter Meetings, the Pittsburgh Pirates moved closer to several deals in order to add depth to the...

Winter Meetings Day One: Who’s On First?

Coming in to the winter meetings, it was clear that the biggest need for the Pittsburgh Pirates was at first base.  The team saw...

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