Final: Pirates 5, Cubs 0 WP: A.J. Burnett (13-3, 3.27 ERA) LP: Casey Coleman (0-2, 7.40 ERA) A.J. Burnett continues his amazing bounce back season. Tonight, he carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning. Adrian Cardenas‘ pinch-hit single to right field with two outs was all the Cubs could muster off the veteran right-hander. Burnett
The #Pirates have acquired RHP Chad Qualls for INF Casey McGehee. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 31, 2012 News of the deal came just after the trade deadline as the Pirates and Yankees were able to squeak out a deal that will send corner infielder Casey McGehee to the Yankees for right-handed reliever Chad Qualls.
The @pirates acquire Gaby Sanchez & Kyle Kaminska from the @marlins for Gorkys Hernandez & 2013 Competitive Balance Lottery pick. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 31, 2012 News of this deal came out about an hour prior to the trade deadline as the Pirates acquired 28-year old first baseman Gaby Sanchez and 23-year old
The @pirates have acquired OF Travis Snider from the @bluejays in exchange for RHP Brad Lincoln. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 31, 2012 The Pirates have made their big trade of the trade season by dealing reliever Brad Lincoln for OF Travis Snider. Snider has played the majority of his career in left field,
Rob Biertempfel reports: The Pirates are reluctant to part with rookie outfielder Starling Marte or top right-handed pitching prospects Jameson Taillon and Gerrit Cole, which takes them out of the running for outfielder such as Hunter Pence, Shane Victorino and Shin-Soo Choo. I think the Pirates are definitely being smart in not giving up any
Things were pretty quiet today on the Pirates’ trade front as tomorrow afternoon will mark the deadline players can be traded without clearing waivers. – The Indians are very unlikely to deal Shin-Soo Choo. The Pirates were among the teams interested in the right fielder, but reports are that they would have to trade Starling