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December 18, 2009
by rob biertempfel


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Lefty Javier Lopez signs 1-year deal

Lopez, 32, spent the past four seasons with the Boston Red Sox organization. In that span, he pitched in 172 games for the Red Sox with a 3.30 ERA.

December 18, 2009
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Minor league coaches hired

The Pirates on Friday filled three coaching vacancies in their minor league system.

December 14, 2009
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3 scouts hired, 2 reassigned

The Pirates today hired three scouts and reassigned two others. Rolando Pino was hired as area supervisor for south/central Florida and Puerto Rico. Larry Broadway was hired as area supervisor for Arizona, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Las Vegas. Anthony Wycklendt …

December 13, 2009
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Capps reacts: “It’s a weird feeling”

Matt Capps said he went to sleep late last night and expected to wake up to find that he’d gotten a contract offer from the Pirates. It did not work out that way. General manager Neal Huntington took it right …

December 13, 2009
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Capps a free agent

The Pirates on Saturday did not tender a contract offer to closer Matt Capps, allowing him to become a free agent. Left-hander Phil Dumatrait also was not tendered by the midnight deadline. “We attempted to reach agreement with both Matt …

December 10, 2009
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OF Raynor is Bucs’ Rule 5 pickup

INDIANAPOLIS — The Pirates today selected outfielder John Raynor off the Florida Marlins’ Triple-A roster in the major league phase of the Rule 5 draft. This past season, Raynor hit .257 with 24 doubles, two triples, six homers and 36 …

December 9, 2009
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Russell talks rotation, lineup

Zach Duke, Paul Maholm and Ross Ohlendorf are locks for the starting rotation. It would require some sort of near-catastrophic event for Charlie Morton to be out of the No. 4 spot.

December 8, 2009
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Crosby deal nearly done

The Pirates are ready to sign shortstop Bobby Crosby to a one-year contract.

December 8, 2009
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Shortstop options

INDIANAPOLIS — As they hunt for better options at shortstop, the Pirates are making a push during the winter meetings for free agent Bobby Crosby. The Pirates are among at least a half-dozen teams to check about Crosby, the 2004 …

 
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