The Pittsburgh Pirates have had preliminary discussions with the Oakland A’s about both
Josh Willingham and David DeJesus. DeJesus Is batting just .226 with 5 home runs and 26 RBI’s in what has been a down year. DeJesus whose not known for power, hit .318 last season in 90 games. He’s a .284 career hitter and is making $6 million this season with a $300,000 buyout
Willingham, 32, is also being looked at as a trade target, according to Buster Olney of ESPN. Willingham is batting .247 with 12 home runs and 46 RBI’s this year. Willingham is a career .262 hitter and is on a one year $6 million deal in Oakland
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