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jonoz13

  • joined Jun 20, 2008
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Sadler/ Martinez Transactions

According to cbssports.com Casey Sadler has been optioned back to Indianapolis, and Michael Martinez has been promoted. Martinez had a -0.8 WAR in 396 plate appearances with the Phillies from...

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Yoslan Herrera is Back

Dave Littlefield's big Cuban signing has reappeared with the Angels, and Halos Heaven is wondering who he is. For those of you who do not remember Hererra, he pitched poorly for the Bucs in 2008...

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The Pirates are Boring and Incompetent; Take II

According to our friends at thegoodfight.com, the Pirates are "sleep inducing", and "a team that usually manages to be both boring and incompetent at the same time, but just boring for the time...

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The Legend of Scrappy McVeteran

Once there was an aging veteran, or two, whose place on the team was questioned by bloggers. His name? Scrappy McVeteran. Some wondered why a player with declining skills should not be replaced...

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Eric Hacker to Play in Korea (no word on whether his clapper will follow)

Eric Hacker will be joining Rick Vandenhunk in Korea. They both will be joining former Pirates' great Shane Youman who, according to Wikipedia, also plays in Korea. You want to know why I was...

Evan Meek Signs with The Rangers

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Former Pirate All-Star and Rule 5 draft pick Evan Meek has signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers. I wish him the best of luck in regaining his fastball.

Humberto Cota is Alive

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And he is still playing baseball! He just signed a minor league deal with the Diamondbacks after playing for several years in the Mexican League. Last year he had an .875 OPS. Good luck to Humberto the first player I saw hit a home run at PNC!

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McKenry and Snider

Am I the only one frustrated by these two being on the bench days in a row? Is Hurdle going to jerk Snider around like Gaston/ the Jays did? Barajas+Barmes=black hole

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82 Rant

So I am watching the Giants/ Dodgers game today on Fox for some reason, and announcer # 1 (A-1) makes a comment about the Pirates being decent this year. He then talks about how last year the Bucs...

Interview with Willie Stargell and Ferguson Jenkins

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http://www.hulu.com/watch/261095/

Interview with Willie Stargell and Ferguson Jenkins

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Willie at the Bat

On July 24, 1982 I attended my first Pirates’ game. At the time, following the Pirates from Wilmington, DE meant mostly reading box scores. Unless they were playing the Phillies or the Braves, I...

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Brandon Moss

The A's brought up our old friend Brandon Moss last week, and he hit his 5th home run today. Btw, 5 home runs would place him tied for 4th on the Pirates. He always seems like a good guy, and I...

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The Next 23 Games

The Astros come into town on May 11. Between now and then the Bucs have 2 more @ SF, 3 @ Arizona, 3 vs. the Cards, 3 vs. the Rockies, 4 @ the Braves, 3 @ the Cards, 3 vs. the Reds, and 3 vs. the...

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Bucs Want Santiago?

According to Foxsports the Pirates are interested in former Tigers second basemen Ramon Santiago as their everyday shortstop. Last year Santiagoa had a .695 OPS and a 1.3 WAR. I guess this makes...

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Should Cedeno be Nervous?

Ok, it's early March, but should Cedeno be looking over his shoulder? Crosby is having a very nice day thus far, and he is a former ROY. It seems to me like they are both pretty similar at the...

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Doug Mientkiewicz Re-signs with the Dodgers

According to CBS, http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/transactions, the legendary Doug Mientkiewicz  has signed a minor league contract with LA. It's hard to belive that this time last year...

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LaRoche to the Phils?

David Murphy of the Philadelphia Daily News is speculating  (http://www.philly.com/dailynews/sports/20091112_Phillies_like_the_third-base_market.html) that Phillies GM Rueban Amaro Jr. has talked...

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Akinori Iwamura is Officially A Pirate

According to the Pirates website http://pittsburgh.pirates.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20091103&content_id=7614836&vkey=news_pit&fext=.jsp&c_id=pit Iwamura is now a Pirate, and Jesse Chavez is...

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This I Believe

  I believe that the Pirates will be good one day.   I believe that Neal Huntington is on the right path.   I believe that Charlie Morton will make the McLouth trade look great.   I believe...

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Paulino Traded Twice in One Day.

The legend of Ronnie Ballgame continues. He was traded from the Phils to Giants, and then from the Giants to the Marlins in one day. He's hit over .350 against left handers in his career so the...

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Bautista Non-Tendered

According to Dejan, Denny Bautista and his 6.10 ERA in 35 appearances were not offered arbitration. I don't quite understand why the Bucs didn't use Bautistas roster spot to protect Kyle Bloom or...

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C.C. Sabathia Decides on Yanks

Apperantly evil still reigns; According to sportsline.com, C.C. Sabathia has agreed to a seven year, $160 million contract, the richest contract in MLB history for a pitcher. The Yanks outbid the...

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Ed Wade's Expectations of Mike Hampton

Ed Wade said this about Mike Hampton; "I don't think there's any reason based on the performance at the end of the season, based on the medical information that we gathered ... for us to feel that...

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The Pirates in the Dominican

Dejan is back and he wrote a great article about a Pirates tryout in the Dominican Republic. It is a nice feel good story. I like the article for two reasons; (1) it gives insight into what the...

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Rockies Hire Tracy

The Colorado Rockies have tabbed Jim Tracy as their bench coach. Will Tracy advise Rockies manager Clint Hurdle on how to try and recreate the 2004 LA Dodgers in Colorado?  Jim Tracy was pretty bad...

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Pirates Sign Two Pitchers From India

The Pirates signed Indian pitchers Dinesh Patel and Rinku Singh to minor league deals.  They were finalists in something called "the Million Dollar Arm" contest in India. Like the signing of Mpho...

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