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Pirates acquire Jeanmar Gomez from Cleveland

Cleveland has traded RHP Jeanmar Gomez to Pittsburgh for minor league OF Quincy Latimore — keithlaw (@keithlaw) January 9, 2013   ESPN’s Keith Law reported today that the Pirates have acquired “staring pitcher” Jeanmar Gomez from Cleveland for ” OF prospect” Quincy Latimore. I put those positions in quotes because both players barely qualify as

 
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MLB Network Remembers Roberto Clemente

As we approach the 40th anniversary of Roberto Clemente‘s tragic death, MLB Network has an awesome 12 minute feature on the Pirates’ legendary right fielder. Being alive to witness Clemente play is one of the biggest wishes I have always had. Anytime I see something like this it always stirs up emotions in me, so

 
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A Farewell to Joel Hanrahan

For the record, and I’ll get into it more later, I think the trade for Joel Hanrahan was pretty fair for both teams. I don’t think there’s a winner or a loser. As a Pirates fan, you have to realize that spending $7 million on someone who pitches 60 innings a year just is not

 
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Pirates Trade Joel Hanrahan to Red Sox in Six-Player Deal

Today, it was announced that the Pirates and Red Sox had, indeed finalized a deal that sends RHP Joel Hanrahan and 2B Brock Holt to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for RHP Mark Melancon, OF/1B Jerry Sands, 2B Ivan De Jesus, and RHP Stolmy Pimentel. Hanrahan, 31, was acquired by Pittsburgh in 2009 from

 
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Knobler: Tigers Not Interested in Joel Hanrahan

The Tigers are in need of a late-inning reliever or closer and have a young, solid starting pitcher that they are likely to trade. The Pirates need a solid starting pitcher and have a late-inning reliever or closer that they are likely to trade. Because of those two things, many have wondered that a deal

 
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Bucs Re-Sign Jason Grilli to Two-Year Deal

Ken Rosenthal is reporting that Jason Grilli has (for real this time) re-signed with the Pirates for two years pending a physical. Terms have not yet been disclosed. Also, this might be a first: Grilli preferred Pirates. Turned down slightly bigger offers elsewhere to stay. — DKnobler (@DKnobler) December 10, 2012   Grilli has been

 
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