Transaction Analysis: Pirates sign Corey Hart
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Transaction Analysis: Pirates sign Corey Hart

Based on the current construction of the Pirates’ roster, it was rather inevitable that they would bring in a right-handed bat who could play first…

What might a Neil Walker extension look like?
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What might a Neil Walker extension look like?

“We would love nothing more than to have Neil Walker end his career as a Pirate.” — Neal Huntington We hear it all the time:…

Pirates’ Depth Chart & Winter Meetings Primer
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Pirates’ Depth Chart & Winter Meetings Primer

Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings kick off today/tomorrow in San Diego and last through Thursday. The hot stove should get going this week with plenty of…

Bucs wise to prioritize Francisco Liriano
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Bucs wise to prioritize Francisco Liriano

I complained yesterday that things were a little slow around here, but perhaps it’s about to get rolling. Today, the Pirates acquired utility extraordinaire Sean Rodriguez…

Transaction Analysis: Pirates acquire Sean Rodriguez
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Transaction Analysis: Pirates acquire Sean Rodriguez

After adding the likes of Justin Sellers, Jake Elmore, and Pedro Florimon earlier in the offseason, the Pirates acquired another utility man in Sean Rodriguez…

The Longest Bucco Blasts of 2014 (and other interesting HR data)
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The Longest Bucco Blasts of 2014 (and other interesting HR data)

Things have been slow in terms of Bucco talk since the Francisco Cervelli trade and A.J. Burnett signing two weeks ago. The only rumblings to be…

Pedro over Ike: Did the Pirates make the right move?
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Pedro over Ike: Did the Pirates make the right move?

Thankfully the season doesn’t start tomorrow, but yes, Pedro Alvarez is the guy at first base. If it wasn’t clear before, it is now: Ike Davis…

2014 Pirates in Review: Starting Pitchers
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2014 Pirates in Review: Starting Pitchers

Reviewing the 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates. Today, we’ll take a look at the starting pitchers.  Final stats: Name W L IP K/9 BB/9 GB% ERA FIP…

Minor Move: Bucs bring back Brad Lincoln
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Minor Move: Bucs bring back Brad Lincoln

After reuniting with A.J. Burnett on Friday, the Pirates brought right-handed pitcher Brad Lincoln back to Pittsburgh on a minor league deal today. No word…

Transaction Analysis: Pirates sign A.J. Burnett
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Transaction Analysis: Pirates sign A.J. Burnett

Wow — the Pirates have signed old friend A.J. Burnett to a one-year, $8.5 million contract. Tom Singer sort of hinted at this yesterday, saying “don’t…

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