Originally posted on MLB Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 10/19/11
The Pirates have money to spend this offseason, but their team has more holes than free agency can possibly fill. Guaranteed Contracts Kevin Correia, SP: $3MM through 2012 Pedro Alvarez, 3B: $700K through 2012 Jose Tabata, LF: $13.5MM through 2016 Contractual Options Paul Maholm, unranked SP: $9.75MM club option with a $750K buyout Chris Snyder, Type B catcher: $6.75MM club option with a $750K buyout Ryan Doumit, Type B catcher: $7.25MM club option for 2012 and $8.25MM club option for 2013 with a $500K buyout Ronny Cedeno, unranked SS: $3MM club option with a $200K buyout Arbitration Eligible Players (estimated salaries) Garrett Jones, RF: $2.4MM Charlie Morton, SP: $2.1MM Chris Resop, RP: $1.1MM Evan Meek, RP: $900K Brandon Wood, UT IF: $700K (non-tender candidate) Steve Pearce, UT IF/OF: $600K (non-tender candidate) Joel Hanrahan, RP: $4MM Jeff Karstens, SP: $2.8MM Ross Ohlendorf, SP: $2.1MM (non-tender candidate) Jose Ver...
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