With the trade deadline getting closer, the trade rumors are starting to swirl.
Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez’s game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Wandy Rodriguez faced the minimum while throwing seven innings of 1-hit ball to outpitch Tim Hudson help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Friday.
Adam Eaton could evolve into one of the best top-of-the-order hitters in the league.
CBSSports.com senior baseball writer Jon Heyman joined The Fan Morning Show Thursday to talk about some of the latest buzz surrounding the approaching trade deadline.
Bob Nightengale joined Andrew Fillipponi on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN in Pittsburgh to talk about his conversations with those in the Diamondbacks organization, as well as with Justin Upton’s agent regarding a potential trade with the Pirates.
Baseball Nation’s Rob Neyer checks in with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The MLB trade deadline is fast approaching, and the Pittsburgh Pirates appear to be major players with one of the top targets on the market.
The Pirates managed only two hits in their 1-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Jeff Karstens (9-9) gave up five hits and one run over six innings. He struck out three.