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The Pirates Hot Stove Report With Colin Dunlap: Nov. 26, 2014

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the Pirates taking a chance on another unknown pitching commodity in Radhames Liz and answers your questions from the mail bag. 128 more words


Rays sign Ernesto Frieri to incentive-laden contract

Tampa Bay is always looking for cheap bullpen options with upside and their latest scrap-heap pickup is Ernesto Frieri, signing the former Angels closer to a one-year deal… 94 more words

’I guess I am Rotten"

It was in doubt where Pete “The Gladiator” Browning would play in 1892.

There is no record of exactly how he parted ways with the Cincinnati Reds—Released by the Pittsburgh Pirates, Browning hit .343 for the Reds in 55 games in 1891 after signing with the club on June 29—but, by January of 1892 there were a steady stream of rumors about where he would sign. 410 more words

Athletics Acquire 1B Ike Davis From Pirates

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The Oakland Athletics have filled their second key position in five days, acquiring first baseman Ike Davis and international bonus slot 86 from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for international bonus slot 27. 167 more words


Oakland Athletics acquire Ike Davis

A few days after the Pittsburgh Pirates designated him for assignment, first baseman Ike Davis has found a new home. The Oakland Athletics acquired Davis from the Pirates Sunday for international slot money. 35 more words


What Can the Oakland Athletics Expect From Ike Davis?

What’s more valuable than a bucket of used baseballs yet still less than an actual human being? Apparently, it’s what the Oakland Athletics had to give up to acquire first baseman… 644 more words

Current Events

Marlins have discussed trading for Wade Miley

In his column for the Miami Herald, Barry Jackson reports that the Marlins have discussed trading starter Nathan Eovaldi to the Diamondbacks for starter Wade Miley. 90 more words