Posts tagged Rod Barajas

All’s quiet with the Pirates, and that’s good

   November 24, 2012 12:32 am    0

I’ve never been a fan of Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington. Last year’s free-agent class, which included Nate McLouth, Erik Bedard, Clint Barmes and Rod Barajas, didn’t change my mind. I know it’s still early, but the Pirates haven’t made any significant offseason signings. And that’s a good thing. The highlight so far, if…


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Hey, Neal, you need to get the Bucs a bat

   July 28, 2012 9:30 pm    0

Are the Pittsburgh Pirates buyers before Tuesday’s trade deadline? Ask general manager Neal Huntington, and the answer might not seem obvious. Here’s what he told “So it’s nice that we don’t have to go get someone specific; we can pick what we want to get, and if the acquisition cost is exorbitantly high, we…


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Pirates’ latest addition: Nick Evans … yawn

   November 30, 2011 10:04 pm    Comments Off

Albert Pujols. Jose Reyes. Prince Fielder. The top free agents are being courted around major league baseball these days. All, it seems, except for the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates made their latest splash this offseason but it’s hardly a cause for celebration or to entertain the thought that a winning season is right around the…


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