MLB Rumors: Pittsburgh Pirates

Potential Pirates-Mariners deal? 

April, 12, 2014
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A report came out during Spring Training that the Pittsburgh Pirates were shopping right fielder Jose Tabata as a way to find an upgrade over Gaby Sanchez at first base. Seattle could be the perfect trade partner.

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The Pittsburgh Pirates remain tight-lipped regarding the health of top pitching prospect Jameson Taillon who, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, got a second opinion on his sore right elbow from Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles on Monday.

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Who's on first in Pittsburgh? 

March, 31, 2014
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It was no secret that the Pittsburgh Pirates spent the offseason looking to trade for a first basemen. When spring training arrived, the Bucs tried converting outfielder Andrew Lambo, and that experiment failed miserably. So Opening Day is here and Gaby Sanchez is expected to get the bulk of duty at first base.

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Pirates shopping Tabata? 

March, 18, 2014
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With top outfield prospect Gregory Polanco on the horizon, the Pittsburgh Pirates are shopping Jose Tabata, tweets Rob Biertempfel of the Tribune Review.

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The Pirates and Brewers, two teams in need of an upgrade at first base, are scouting Boston’s Mike Carp this spring.

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Burnett not ready to retire 

January, 29, 2014
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Although pitcher A.J. Burnett had been mulling retirement after the Pittsburgh Pirates decided against making him a qualifying offer, a source tells ESPN.com that Burnett is indeed planning to pitch in 2014.

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Pirates still waiting on Burnett 

January, 20, 2014
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The start of spring training is less than a month away, and the Pittsburgh Pirates are still waiting to hear back from A.J. Burnett as to his plans for the 2014 season.

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Will Burnett retire or return? 

January, 9, 2014
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The Pittsburgh Pirates are still waiting to hear back from A.J. Burnett as to his plans for the 2014 season, hoping that the veteran pitcher, who posted a 3.30 ERA over 30 starts last season will agree to return to the team.

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UPDATE: On Friday, another team emerged as an option for free agent 1B/DH Kendrys Morales.

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Johan could stay in Big Apple 

December, 11, 2013
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Could Johan Santana be back pitching in New York in 2014? It's at least looking possible now, though we may end up seeing Santana in the Bronx, rather than in Flushing, if it happens.

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Will A.J. Burnett stay or will he go? 

December, 10, 2013
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It remains to be seen if veteran hurler A.J. Burnett will pitch next season, but you better believe the Pittsburgh Pirates are waiting anxiously for an answer. Even if Burnett does toe the rubber in 2014, though, it's no lock that he'll be back with the Bucs.

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Bucs pursuing Bronson Arroyo? 

December, 9, 2013
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It has been a quiet offseason so far for the Pittsburgh Pirates, but they could be looking to make a move on free agent Bronson Arroyo.

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Pirates looking at Loney 

December, 4, 2013
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With the news that Justin Morneau has signed a two-year deal with the Colorado Rockies worth around $13 million, any hope that the Pittsburgh Pirates would be able to bring the veteran back into the fold for the 2014 season went out the window.

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Catcher carousel continues to turn 

December, 2, 2013
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The Toronto Blue Jays are believed to be on the verge of a two-year, $8 million deal with free agent Dioner Navarro to be their everyday catcher for the next two seasons. The deal, as reported by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, is pending a physical.

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Loney a fit in Pittsburgh? 

November, 26, 2013
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Needed to clear space on their 40-man roster following a trade with the Padres, the Pittsburgh Pirates cut ties Monday with Garrett Jones, whose career in the Steel City fell short of expectations.

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