#pirates have shown interested in Shin-Soo Choo, as @BiertempfelTrib reported. theyd have to give up marte to do it — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 29, 2012 This is an interesting rumor. Adding a bat like Shin-Soo Choo would be amazing. Currently, Choo is hitting .291/.378/.484 with 12 home runs. Choo also still has one
Rob Biertempfel reports: Right-hander Kevin Correia, who last week was taken out of the starting rotation, has asked the Pirates to trade him. “I want to start,” Correia said. “For that to happen, I’ll have to go someplace else.” I think that can be arranged. Seriously, at this point, just trade the guy to anybody
Final: Pirates 4, Astros 3 WP: Chris Resop (1-3, 3.10 ERA) LP: Chuckie Fick (0-1, 6.75 ERA) SV: Jason Grilli (2, 1.86 ERA) Wandy Rodriguez was all over the place in his Pirates debut, but was able to labor through six innings to get a “quality start.” I have to imagine that I would feel
Pirates trade Triple-A Indy INF Brian Friday to #Braves for player to be named or cash. — Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) July 28, 2012 This is a pretty obvious depth move. The Pirates have quite a few Triple-A middle infield types and Brian Friday was the odd man out. The Pirates’ 2007 3rd round pick
Here’s a pretty cool feature on Andrew McCutchen that was done by Alanna Rizzo and MLB Network. The more and more I hear things about the guy, the more I love him. Enjoy. Your browser does not support iframes.
Final: Pirates 6, Astros 5 WP: Tony Watson (5-1, 4.45 ERA) LP: Rhiner Cruz (1-1, 7.41 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (31, 2.18 ERA) That was a wild and crazy game. The Astros started things off with three straight hits to lead off the second inning that ultimately led to them jumping out to a 2-0