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Phillies Trade Bastardo to Pittsburgh

The Philadelphia Phillies are going to be sellers this offseason and it started on Wednesday.

The Phillies traded away Antonio Bastardo to the Pittsburgh Pirates… 167 more words


Closer look at new Pirates reliever Antonio Bastardo

Today, the Pirates sent left-handed pitching prospect Joely Rodriguez to Philadelphia for some bullpen help, and Antonio Bastardo is that help. 390 more words

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Tim Williams: Liriano Won't Get A Four-Year Deal

PITTSBURGH (KDKA 93-7 The Fan)- Tim Williams of PiratesProspects.com joined Tab Douglas and Joe Rhoades to discuss the Pirates offseason. There are reports that Francisco Liriano is seeking a four-year, $60 million contract in free agency. 177 more words


Bitching About "Dumpster Diving"

The Pirates recent signings of SS Pedro Florimon and pitcher Radhames Liz has brought on the Spend-Crazies’boringly predictable “Dumpster Dive!” bitch.

One would think they might have learned, after moaning the same miserable moan about the Pirate acquisitions of Jason Grilli, Mark Melancon, Edinson Volquez, Vance Worley, John Holdzkom, Chris Stewart, and Gaby Sanchez . 743 more words

EMU's Matt Shoemaker gets win for MLB All-Stars in Japan

Los Angeles Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker upstaged Japanese pitching sensation Shohei Otani as the Major League Baseball All-Stars beat Japan, 3-1, on Tuesday in Sapporo, Japan, in the final game of their five-game series. 314 more words


How Neal Huntington Killed ERA

We’re hearing it again.

“Burnett ranked 41 out of 43 qualified pitchers in ERA.”

Just like we heard it last year.

“C.mon, man. Another dumpster dive?! 2,229 more words

Puig, Butera heading to Japan for All-Star Series

By Cary Osborne

Two Dodgers are part of the contingent of Major League All-Stars traveling to Japan for next week’s Japan All-Star Series 2014. Yasiel Puig is one of the headliners of the 29-man roster (along with Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano, Rays third baseman Evan Longoria and 2014 American League batting champion and Houston Astro Jose Altuve). 117 more words

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