December 2011 - Pittsburgh Pirates Wiretap

Pirates Looking For Starting Pitcher

Dec 27, 2011 8:03 PM

The Pirates still have some money to spend this offseason and they are looking for a starting pitcher.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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Pirates Would Like To Re-Sign Derrek Lee

Dec 26, 2011 8:03 AM

Derrek Lee finished the 2011 season with the Pirates and Pittsburgh would like to re-sign the first baseman. In 28 games with the Pirates, Lee hit .337 with seven home runs and 18 RBI.

Boston Globe

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Brewers Trade McGehee To Pirates

Dec 13, 2011 8:54 AM

The Pirates have acquired third baseman Casey McGehee from the Brewers in a trade for reliever Jose Veras. The deal came just hours after the Brewers agreed to terms with free-agent third baseman Aramis Ramirez. McGehee had a strong rookie season in 2009 and a big year in 2010, but slumped at the plate in 2011 and lost his starting job to Jerry Hairston Jr. late in the season.

Associated Press

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Pirates Will Sign Erik Bedard

Dec 7, 2011 3:37 PM

The Pirates have agreed to sign left-hander Erik Bedard to a $4.5 million deal. Bedard, 32, is coming off his healthiest season since 2007.

MLB Trade Rumors

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McLouth Returns To Pittsburgh

Dec 7, 2011 3:35 PM

The Pirates have signed free-agent outfielder Nate McLouth to a one-year contract worth $1.75 million. McLouth, 30, was Pittsburgh's 25th-round draft pick in 2000. He made his debut in 2005 and earned an All-Star berth in 2008.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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