Found December 07, 2011 on Post-Gazette:
PLAYERS: Nate McLouth
TEAMS: Atlanta Braves
DALLAS -- The Pirates are expected to announce the signing of free-agent outfielder Nate McLouth some time today, according to an industry source.

McLouth close to returning to Pirates

The Pirates are close to reaching a deal with free agent Nate McLouth, a source confirmed to on Tuesday afternoon. McLouth, an outfielder, was drafted by the Pirates in 2000 and broke into the big leagues in 2005 before being traded to Atlanta in 2009.

Pirates, McLouth closing in on deal

Yep, it’s true…Nate McLouth is likely coming back to Pittsburgh. McLouth, of course, was traded to Atlanta in 2009 for Charlie Morton, Gorkys Hernandez, and Jeff Locke. He has struggled ever since leaving the Burgh, but wouldn’t be a bad fourth outfielder to spell Alex Presley and Jose Tabata. As long as he doesn’t cost much and the Bucs don’t plan on making him an everyday...

Let's Convince Ourselves That Nate McLouth Might Have Some Value!

It looks like Nate McLouth's return to the Pirates is all but a done deal, as Ken Rosenthal is reporting tonight that the two sides have agreed to terms and only a physical separates this deal from completion. If McLouth hadn't once been a Pirate, I doubt this move would garner much interest. With Xavier Paul gone, the Pirates only have three big league outfielders and since...

Nate McLouth Returns To Pittsburgh

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Pirates Sign Nate McLouth, Pedro Ciriaco DFAd

Earlier today we heard that the Pirates reached an agreement with Nate McLouth. The move was just made official, per a team press release. To clear space for McLouth on the 40-man roster, the Pirates have designated infielder Pedro Ciriaco for assignment. The Pirates have ten days to waive, trade, or release Ciriaco. If he clears waivers, they can outright him to AAA. McLouth will...

Pirates Working On Deals With Betemit and McLouth

The Pittsburgh Pirates are moving closer to deals with infielder Wilson Betemit and outfielder Nate McLouth, according to Rob Biertempfel.  We’ve heard about their interest in McLouth for the last two days. We’ve also heard that the Pirates are looking for contingency plans if Pedro Alvarez struggles again this year, which is where Betemit comes in. He hit for a .285/.343/.452...

Pirates Agree to Terms With Nate McLouth

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with free agent outfielder Nate McLouth, according to Ken Rosenthal. The deal is for one year, and is pending the results of a physical. We heard earlier today that they were getting close to a deal. As we know, the Pirates traded McLouth in 2009, getting Charlie Morton, Jeff Locke, and Gorkys Hernandez in return. After going to Atlanta...

Source: Pirates sign Nate McLouth to 1-year deal

According to Ken Rosenthal, the Pirates have agreed to a 1-year deal for former Pirate outfielder Nate McLouth. McLouth was traded in 2009 to the Atlanta Braves for Charlie Morton, Gorkys Hernandez, and Jeff Locke. In 2008, McLouth led the NL in doubles and posted an OPS of .853 in what looked like a breakout season. However, since being traded to the Braves, McLouth took some major...

Free Agent Rumors: DeRosa, McLouth

A few rumors from John Perrotto earlier this evening via Twitter: -The Pirates are interested in Mark DeRosa on a minor league deal, according to Perrotto.  We heard that they checked on him last week. Perrotto adds that he is believed to be looking for a major league deal somewhere, and that the Pirates would view him as a contingency plan if Pedro Alvarez struggles again. -The...

Pirates Notebook: cLouth on radar for return to team

DALLAS -- The Pirates were close to bringing outfielder Nate McLouth back to Pittsburgh on a one-year contract Tuesday night, according to an industry source. The Pirates are seeking depth at their corner outfield positions because Alex Presley and Jose Tabata missed time last season because of injuries. The Pirates selected McLouth, 30, in the 2000 draft.

40-Man Roster and Payroll Updates

With the signings of Erik Bedard and Nate McLouth being made official, the following updates have been made to the site: -The 2012 40-man roster/payroll page has been updated. The current projected salary is $43.2 M. -The Future Payroll Chart has been updated, adding Bedard and McLouth, and removing Pedro Ciriaco and Jason Jaramillo. -The off-season transaction page has been updated...

Pirates No Longer Pursuing Betemit

Rob Biertempfel reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates are no longer pursuing infielder Wilson Betemit. We heard yesterday that the team was closing in on deals with Betemit and Nate McLouth. The McLouth deal is done, and is expected to be made official today.

Monday night updates from John Perrotto

There's not much going on on the Pirate front tonight, but John Perrotto has tweeted a few updates about the Pirates that help clarify a few things we've already heard. He says that the Pirates' interest in Nate McLouth is because they want him to be a fourth outfielder and because they're not certain Gorkys Hernandez is ready for that role. That's about what...
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