The Pirates stand by and watch as big-time free agents sign with other teams. And that’s just the way the team wants it.
The Pirates have contacted free-agent outfielder Nate McLouth about a possible contract.
The Pirates are seeking pitching help at the annual Winter Meetings. The GM expects “business as normal.” And don’t expect Yoenis Cespedes to wind up in Pittsburgh.
The CBA hurts the Pirates by capping draft signings and abolishing minicamp. Also, the Pirates name their minor league skippers and Charlie Morton’s mentor has a new role.