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Just as the Pirates/Reds game was ending on Friday night, Alex Rios and Alen Hanson were concurrently pulled from their respective games. For 20 minutes, a bunch of Pirate fans had their jump-to-conclusions mats out. It became apparently pretty quickly that Rios had been pulled for not running out a double play (which is apparently something that Robin Ventura has done all season, so this news shouldn't have surprised anyone) and that Hanson had been pulled because Bradenton was up big late in the second game of a double-header.  Of course, by that point it didn't matter. There were a bunch of Pirate fans demanding that the trade get made, and there were a bunch of people angry with me for saying that Rios didn't have much trade value and that the Pirates should never, ever trade a player like Hanson for a player like Rios. This week is very likely about to get crazy (the Wandy Rodriguez trade happened on July 24th last year), so I think now's a good time to take...
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