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Pirates' Trades: Working Together

As I’ve mentioned here before, no trade happens in a vacuum. Individual, one or more of the trades that Neal Huntington made the last few weeks would seem to be a blunder. 561 more words

Houston Continues to Build Depth; Pirates Add Marginal Value

In one of the more bold statements the organization has made in decades, the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired left-hander Wandy Rodriguez from the Astros, in exchange for a trio of solid mid-level prospects.  545 more words


Colton Cain and Scott McGough

I was planning on posting something with a more historical — going way back in the archives to the year 2009 — bent this afternoon, but with the trade deadline less than a week away and deals being made at a 2 Fast, 2 Furious pace, it only makes sense to go with what’s topical by discussing some of the prospects who are on the move. 1,551 more words

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Scouting the Swap: The Deals Continue

As the trade deadline gets closer and closer, teams continue to make moves to position themselves for one of five playoff spots in each league. Tuesday was headlined by three deals, including the movement of Wandy Rodriguez and Hanley Ramirez to new teams. 565 more words

Scouting The Swap

Luhnow excited to add more talent to system

More has been written about the players the Astros have dealt in the past few weeks, proven veterans like Brett Myers, Carlos Lee and Wandy Rodriguez, than the bushel of players the Astros have gotten in return. 514 more words


Trade Deadline Tree: Wandy Rodriguez

The Pirates made a big splash to upgrade their rotation tonight, adding LHP Wandy Rodriguez from Houston. In return, the Astros get LHP Rudy Owens… 195 more words


Astros Deal Wandy To Pirates

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) – The Astros have dealt the last remaining member of their 2005 World Series team. Lefthander Wandy Rodriguez has been traded to the Pirates. 370 more words