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Friday, December 16, 2011

Kovacevic: Pirates still playing small ball

Totally fair if somewhat brutal assessment:

And I really can’t see where Huntington was coming from when he made these remarks to reporters last week in Dallas: “We’ll still look to find moves to make us better, but we feel like we’ve taken a big step forward, whether it’s bigger or smaller moves. We’ve put this organization in position to take another big step forward next year.”

Big, clearly, is a relative concept.

Mike Emeigh Posted: December 16, 2011 at 05:03 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: December 16, 2011 at 11:14 PM (#4018102)
What, they should have gone up to $36 Million on Cuddyer?
   2. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: December 16, 2011 at 11:43 PM (#4018121)
Is it time to stop acting as if the difference between "McClatchy" and "Nutting" ownership is significant in any way?

Also, the Paul Maholm free-agent sweepstakes is at such a fever pitch that no one has even bothered to change the first sentence of his Wikipedia page from "...for the Pittsburgh Pirates" to "...who is currently a free agent". Can they just bring him back already?

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