By John Perrotto
The Pirates are just one-third of the way through filling the holes in their lineup.
They still need a first baseman and a shortstop after signing catcher Rod Barajas to a one-year, $4-million contract as a free agent last week. With Barajas in tow, Neal Huntington will try to lay some groundwork on potential trades during the general managers' meetings that begin Tuesday in Milwaukee.
"Our needs are fairly well-defined," Huntington said. "It's a matter of seeing if there any matches with other clubs. We're certainly looking to get better, whether it is by trade or free agency."
One player the Pirates have at least some interest in is Baltimore corner infielder,