Originally posted on WHYGAVS?  |  Last updated 7/30/13
The Pirates and Cardinals will play a double-header today starting at four. The Pirates haven't named a starter for game 2 yet, though at this point the best guesses remain Stolmy Pimentel or Kris Johnson. I've been harboring a Jake Peavy pipe dream all weekend (the White Sox seem likely to scratch him from his start tonight, but there's absolutely no indication that there's an imminent deal and there's also no indication that the Pirates are even a little bit interested in him, but that's why pipe dreams are fun), but the clock has just about run out on that.  Anyway! There's still not a lot of news on the trade deadline front, though the White Sox scratching Peavy is an indication that they're going to start backing down from some of their posturing and are getting ready to deal. I don't know that the Pirates will make a trade with the White Sox, but thus far all of the teams holding big pieces at this deadline (the White Sox, Phillies, probably the Giants) have held strong to...
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