The Latest Pirates Buzz

As soon as the Pirates non-tendered Matt Capps, 14-16 teams expressed interest in the Pirates former closer. When the Pirates tried to move Capps at the winter meetings there was no interest because teams knew that the Pirates were going to release him. Media leaks during the winter meetings played no factor in teams shying

Huntington not shying away from Scott Boras clients

The Latest Pirates Buzz Photo: David Hague – Inside Pittsburgh Sports Despite the Pedro Alvarez saga from the summer of 2008, Pittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington and super agent Scott Boras have a good relationship dating back to Huntington’s days in Cleveland. Boras for the most part blames Pirates CEO Frank Coonelly for the Alvarez

Free Agency Buzz: SS Khalil Green an intriguing option for the Pirates

By John Perrotto The Pirates’ offense certainly could use help after finishing 15th in the 16-team National League in runs scored this year. The Pirates plan to look for that help through free agency once players being hitting the open market 15 days after the World Series ends. While the Pirates won’t be players for

Pirates-Offseason Lookahead: Blalock & Baldelli on the Pirates radar?

By John Perrotto Photo: David Hague – Inside Pittsburgh Sports The Pirates’ 2009 season was in its final ugly days when manager John Russell began looking forward to 2010. “This was sort of a unique season in that it was almost like we had two different teams, one before the trades and one after,” the