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Morning Java: What price Price?

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

Morning, Lunatics …

>> The Thursday column urges the Pirates to think big regarding starting pitching. And in there you’ll see a handful of names tossed out, solely because they set examples of the kind of possible trade acquisitions that fit the criteria described.

If you’ve got any others, would welcome hearing them in the comments below.

One bunt single was all the Padres needed to keep the Pirates from sweeping. Rob Biertempfel reports from San Diego.

Should the Pirates draft for need tonight? Travis Sawchik asks.

Here’s TribLIVE’s Pirates page, our Bucco Blog and our photo gallery.

Here’s Padres news from the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Here’s Brewers news from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

Here are official game highlights on

>> The Penguins still don’t have a GM. Rob Rossi reports.

Here’s TribLIVE’s Penguins page and our Chipped Ice blog.

Here are official game highlights on, including the Kings’ OT triumph over the Rangers in Game 1 on a goal by — who else? — Justin Williams, the King of Clutch:

>> Antonio Brown is awesome. Alan Robinson reports from Day 5 of the Steelers’ OTAs.

Mike Tomlin rips into a rookieMark Kaboly is on that.

>> I’ll check in with TribLIVE Radio at 11:30 a.m., after which I’ll work on the Friday column. Honestly, don’t really have a topic for that just yet.

>> Thank you, as always, for reading.

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Author: Dejan Kovacevic

Dejan Kovacevic, a lifelong Pittsburgher, is an award-winning sports columnist for Trib Total Media covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and, recently, his fourth Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He also appears on WPXI-TV's 'Subway Final Word’ and hosts a weekly show on TribLIVE Radio. For 2011, he was named one of the country's top four columnists by the AP Sports Editors. For 2012, he was named one of the country's top three columnists by the National Headliners. For 2013, he was named the state's top columnist by the Keystone Press Awards and top columnist in Western Pennsylvania by the Golden Quills.

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