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MLB Rumors – Pittsburgh Pirates Have Ivan Nova to Think About in Free Agency

Posted on 19 Sep, 2016, by in MLB

The closer we get to the end of the 2016 MLB Season, the more likely it is the Pittsburgh Pirates will miss out on some kind of postseason play for the first time after three years. It puts their mind in offseason and free agency mode, thinking about their pitching situation first, and especially Ivan Nova, while looking back at the players they signed, who didn’t deliver as expected. More

MLB Rumors: Pittsburgh Pirates Undecided on Offering Ivan Nova a Contract Extension

Posted on 5 Sep, 2016, by in MLB

The Pittsburgh Pirates are currently focused on trying to get out of the losing streak they’re on and remain in the wild card race, but one thing they should think about is Ivan Nova and his impending free agency. Offering him an extension before he hits the open market wouldn’t be a bad idea. More

Chad Kuhl

MLB Rumors: Pittsburgh Pirates Have Big Plans for Chad Kuhl Next Season

Posted on 29 Aug, 2016, by in MLB

After a few less than impressive performances to begin his major league career, Chad Kuhl had done quite well in August for the Pittsburgh Pirates, which should earn him a permanent spot on the team’s rotation in 2017. More

Josh Bell

MLB Rumors: Pittsburgh Pirates Finally Moving Forward With Josh Bell

Posted on 23 Aug, 2016, by in MLB

With the 2016 MLB Season hitting its home stretch, the Pittsburgh Pirates are making Josh Bell a more permanent stay with their major league roster, hoping he provides something that helps them make the postseason. More

Matthew Joyce

MLB Rumors – Pittsburgh Pirates Can’t Hang on to David Freese, Sean Rodriguez & Matthew Joyce

Posted on 14 Aug, 2016, by in MLB

Getting over a long slump, the Pittsburgh Pirates put themselves back in the wild card race for a postseason berth. The surprising ability of David Freese, Sean Rodriguez and Matthew Joyce has been a huge part of their recent success, but it also means they’ll be impossible to hold onto, all three of them together, once this season is over. More

Hector Santiago

MLB Rumors – Pittsburgh Pirates & Baltimore Orioles Interested in Hector Santiago Trade

Posted on 25 Jul, 2016, by in MLB

With premier starting pitchers out of the pictures, teams in need of improving their rotation are looking at less attractive options with the same kind of zest. Hector Santiago of the Los Angeles Angels is a recent addition to the rumor mill, with the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates being likely targets. More

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching

MLB Rumors – Pittsburgh Pirates Contenders, But Also Trading Starting Pitchers; WTF?!

Posted on 15 Jul, 2016, by in MLB

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been looking to add at least one starting pitcher to their disappointing rotation, but they’re trying to get rid of opening arms as well, specifically Jeff Locke and Jon Niese. More

Jon Niese

MLB Rumors – Pittsburgh Pirates Interested in Trading Jon Niese

Posted on 8 Jul, 2016, by in MLB

The Pittsburgh Pirates are hoping that the huge need for starting pitchers in this trade deadline period will help them get rid of Jon Niese, who has been a massive disappointment in his first (and only?) season with the team. More

Rich Hill

MLB Rumors: Cubs, Red Sox, Dodgers, Orioles, Royals & Pirates Interested in Signing Rich Hill

Posted on 3 Jul, 2016, by in MLB

There are a lot of starting pitchers moonlighting as trade targets as we enter the hot period in major league baseball. The Oakland Athletics probably won’t hang on to Rich Hill, with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers & Kansas City Royals showing interest in the 36-year old. More

Mark Melancon

MLB Rumors – Red Sox, Giants, Mets & Astros Interested in Signing Mark Melancon

Posted on 27 Jun, 2016, by in MLB

The Pittsburgh Pirates have starting pitching problems, but their bullpen has a player like Mark Melancon that’s getting a lot of interest with trade talks becoming more popular in this time of year. The Boston Red Sox, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets and Houston Astros would love to get their hands on the closer. More