Quick thoughts on two Pittsburgh moves 

December, 13, 2013
12/13/13
4:42
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The Pittsburgh Pirates made a pair of smaller moves on Wednesday, one great, one ... a little less so.

Signing Charlie Morton to a three-year, $21 million extension that buys out two of his free agent years at a small discount to market makes a ton of sense for a team that ordinarily can't play in the deep end of the free agent pitching pool.