Trading Jason Grilli Might Make Some Sense For Pittsburgh Pirates
Jason Grilli

When the Pittsburgh Pirates traded All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan and infielder Brock Holt to the Boston Red Sox last offseason, many thought it was just the Pirates being the Pirates, trading away star players to avoid spending big bucks. Even though that was partially true, the trade didn’t […]

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The Pittsburgh Pirates earned a playoff berth for the first time in over 20 years last season, spearheaded by a pitching staff that finished third in the National League in ERA (3.27) and the notable resurgence of starters A.J. Burnett (10-11, 3.30 […]

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It’s true. The Pittsburgh Pirates had nearly every possible opportunity to resign A.J. Burnett but they never took any of the options far enough. This outcome is typical for Pittsburgh Pirates fans, missing out on yet another free agent by […]

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All said, the Pittsburgh Pirates were fairly quiet in the free agent market during the offseason, especially at shortstop. Granted, it wasn’t a priority as the Pirates had a few options that they could consider with in-house talent.  One offseason […]

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Starling Marte

Starling Marte has it all — speed, defense and power. When Marte is in left field, the Pittsburgh Pirates are essentially playing with two center fielders with MVP Andrew McCutchen playing next to him. In 2013, Marte started to really […]

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Jameson Taillon

One would think that a team losing for 20 years would have one of the best farm systems every year due to constantly having top-five draft picks. For the Pittsburgh Pirates, it wasn’t always like that. Until Neal Huntington took […]

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Kendrys Morales

The Pittsburgh Pirates have yet to fill their gaping hole at first base, and according to the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo, they aren’t ready to give up on their search. If the Pirates don’t add a first baseman prior to […]

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First for some disclaimers. Yes, I am well aware that the A.J. Burnett article and rumor horse has been beaten to death a few times over by this point. And yes, I am well aware that the Pittsburgh Pirates could […]

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