Tag: Ryan Ludwick

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...

First Pitch: Why Do Bad Pirates Hitters Become All-Stars Elsewhere?

The Pirates have been frustrating lately. The offense has struggled, losing a lot of close games, and failing to come up with runs in...

This Date in Pirates History: July 13

Today is a busy day of birthdays for former Pittsburgh Pirates, seven in all. We start with a player who spent eight seasons in...

Padres Might Take Cash For Ludwick

Bill Center of the San Diego Union-Tribune held a chat today (h/t MLBTR), and a question was brought up about the San Diego Padres' return...

Ryan Ludwick Trade Could Be Finalized Today

There have been a lot of questions about who the Pittsburgh Pirates sent to the San Diego Padres as the player to be named...

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...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: Corner Outfield

For most of the 2011 season, there wasn't a specific starter at either corner outfield position for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Jose Tabata began the...

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