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Tabata's Replacment

With Alex Presley already scheduled to come up do we see Pedro Ciriaco remain with the club and play down an outfielder, or do we see somebody from the minor leagues come up? The obvious candidate...

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Pirates looking for upgrades

Well the front office is at least trying to improve the offense, but they aren't finding any takers right now.  According to both the Trib and the Post-Gazette, the Pirates haven't found anybody...

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Lets go Philly (but just against the NL Central)

Philly up 3-0, mainly from a bomb from Howard in the bottom of the 4th.  A Philly win would keep the Buccos 3 games back of the Brewers and would bring us 2.5 games within St. Louis How many people...

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David Wright

That's right, I'm advocating going after David Wright...so get your gifs ready people, I can't wait to see some face palming. The Mets are clearly in a teardown and rebuild type of situation. ...

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Two trade scenarios

There seems to be two scenarios posters and fans can be grouped into:  1.  Lets get somebody that can help us now so we get to/over .500 and MAYBE compete this year or 2.  Lets make a move to...

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Pribanic, Lorin, Locke, Alderson, etc.

I think it's fun to see how different people view players... I'm curious what the community thinks are the highest upsides and most likely outcomes would be for some of our minor league pitchers. ...

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Trade idea

I'm talking with a friend about finding a SS replacement and we seem to think the Dbacks or Rangers would be the best match up.  Obviously pirateprospects covered the Rangers, so I'm curious what...

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Josh Harrison

So at what point do we send Wood packing and give Josh Harrison a shot?  He has played 2B and 3B for the most part during his minor league career. He's had a better fielding percentage at 2B than...

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Steve Pearce only to miss one or two games

The Post Gazette is reporting Steve Pearce should only miss one or two games.   Steve Pearce, who left the game in the fourth inning because of right calf soreness, said he doesn't anticipate he...

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Cleveland as a trading partner

In this mlb.com article... http://cleveland.indians.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110526&content_id=19612236&vkey=news_cle&c_id=cle   ...it says the Indians are flush with infield talent.  With...

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I feel a trade coming...

I don't know why, I just feel something brewing.  It could be the Posey injury and assuming the Giants will make moves, but it just seems like there should be some chatter around the league. I...

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Gift Ngoepe

Is Gift Ngoepe a legit prospect?  I remember reading Dejan K's piece about the kid and his journey to the our org.  He immediately became one of my favorite people, forget players.  The kid has...

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Pirate Home Opener Speech

So you're feeling good about yourselves.  You feel like you've excercised some demons.  Well hold your head up high, because you have.  The problem with demons though, is they will fight tooth and...

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Pirates Opening Day Speech

This is one of my favorite holidays, so here's my speech to our beloved Buccos...A wise man once said "A life without failures is a life without lessons learned".  Well this team learned a...

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The Rays are asking for Joel Hanrahan

Mlbtraderumors.com is reporting that the Tampa Rays are asking for Joel Hanraha in exchange for Jason Barlet.  Bartlet has also made it clear that he wants an extension as part of any trade, though...

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Brendan Ryan is now available

According to mlbtraderumors.com, the Cardinals have let other teams know Brendan Ryan is available.  As mlbtraderumors mentions, starting shortstops can be hard to come by, but there doesn't really...

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Pirates are "Offering Big"

At least that what Peter Gammons has heard from an agent according to mlbtraderumors.com   http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2010/11/odds-ends-matsui-kawakami-tigers-phillies.html   So, does that mean...

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Buccos are in on Jeff Francis

The Buccos are one of five teams interested in the services of pitcher Jeff Francis, according to mlbtraderumors.com. The other teams are the Mariners, Brewers, Astros,  and Rockies.  He pitched...

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Dan Uggla

So mlbtraderumors.com is reporting the Marlins are gauging interest in their second baseman.  He turned down a four-year contract that would have paid him 12 million a year. I have a feeling the...

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ESPN breaks up Sunday Night Baseball

http://bats.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/08/espn-breaks-up-sunday-night-baseball-team/?src=twt&twt=nytimesbats I don't know how everybody else feels, but I'm sad to see Jon Miller go, his voice is so...

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Which Pitt fball game is most dangerous?

Pitt should go 4-0 in their last four games, but is there a team that has you concerned more than the others?   For me it's USF.  USF has a coach that we're unfamiliar with and an athletic...

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Free Agent Acquisitions

Based on Rob Biertempfel's article on triblive.com, I'm going to assume we will have $15 million to spend this year on Free Agents.  Since predicting trades is like throwing darts in the dark with...

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Pitt versus IUP will be televised

At least according to the comcast listings.  It will air at 7 pm on channel 188 in Greensburg. It will be nice to see Coach Lombardi come back.  We should beat them pretty handily, however they...

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Predictions for your Pitt bball team

Predict the rotation, the season and the post season...   I really see them having that break out year.  With the exception of Duke, I don't see a team that is head and shoulders above our...

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My positive take on our Buccos

Hey guys,   I've read this blog for a loooooooooooong time, but I finally decided to register and post.  I've posted on other blogs, mainly Pitt boards under the name buccoboy, so some may already...

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