Tag: Derrek Lee

Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Winter Meetings Preview

The 2011 Winter Meetings begin today, which kicks off one of the busiest periods of the year for Major League baseball. This usually marks...

Where Can the Pirates Add An Impact Player?

With the signing of Clint Barmes this past week, the Pittsburgh Pirates made their second move to upgrade the 2012 team from the team...

Pirates Offer Arbitration to Derrek Lee

The Pittsburgh Pirates have offered arbitration to free agent first baseman Derrek Lee, and have declined arbitration offers to catcher Chris Snyder and outfielder...

Deadline For Arbitration to Ranked Free Agents Is Today

The new collective bargaining agreement will eliminate Type A and Type B free agents next year.  Fortunately for the Pittsburgh Pirates, the system is...

Official Elias Rankings Released

The official Elias rankings have been released, and as expected, the Pittsburgh Pirates have four players who qualify as Type B free agents.  The...

Derrek Lee, Ryan Ludwick Become Free Agents

Free agency began at 12:01 AM EST today, and 148 players have filed for free agency, including two members of the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Those...

How Free Agent Compensation Works

There have been a lot of questions in the past few days about free agent compensation and offering arbitration to pending free agents.  The...

Derrek Lee is the Best First Baseman “Available”

In looking at the numbers for the upcoming first basemen, one thing stood out to me: Derrek Lee is good. That's kind of obvious if...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: First Base

Heading in to the 2011 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates were looking for a short term answer at first base.  They ended up signing Lyle...

Game 162 Recap: Season Ends With Loss and 3 HRs Allowed

The season ended much the way it has gone over the last couple of months. There wasn't much to write home about from the...
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Site Updates: Showing Appreciation For Teachers This Week

Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and this week is National Teacher Appreciation Week. We've done a lot of promotions for teachers in the...