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Game 9: Wigginton Haunts Old Team in 8th

Ty Wigginton is the answer to a pretty good trivia question: Who is the player the Pirates acquired for Kris Benson while apparently passing...

Early 2012 Super Two Estimates

According to CAA Sports, an agency that represents numerous athletes across all sports, including Jason Bay, Dan Haren, and Ryan Zimmerman for baseball, the...

Early Look at the 2012 Payroll

Earlier this week the 2011 40-man roster and payroll page was updated, giving the estimated payroll for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2011, based off...

The Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Trade Market

This is part two of a three part 2011 season preview.  The other two parts are below: 1. 19 Things to Watch For in 2011 2. The...

Will a Starter Emerge From Indy’s Outfield?

Two of the three outfield spots in Pittsburgh look promising for the long term, with Andrew McCutchen under control through the 2015 season, and...

Why Overbay addition should not keep Bowker, Pearce off the field

Many Pirates fans were angry when the team signed Lyle Overbay earlier this week, because he will likely take playing time from younger players. But I'm not sure his addition should necessarily keep those younger players off the field.

The Pirates Have Upgraded, But How Much?

In 2004 I was in college, and at the same time managing a local movie theatre.  Because of this job, I saw movie previews...

Winter Meetings Notebook: Platoons

The lone move the Pittsburgh Pirates made on day two was the signing of outfielder Matt Diaz.  The Pirates were reported to have interest...

2010 Pittsburgh Pirates Winter Meetings Preview

The 2010 MLB Winter Meetings kick off tomorrow, and run through Thursday afternoon, finishing off with the 2010 Rule 5 draft.  Leading up to...

Potential Off-Season Targets: First Basemen

A week ago I looked at some options to fill the starting pitching needs for the 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates.  Since then, a few names...
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