Found February 14, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington’s top priority throughout the off-season was finding a left-handed hitting first baseman. The off-season ended Thursday when spring training started for the Pirates, with pitchers and catchers working out at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla. Yet, Huntington continues to search for a first baseman who bats from the left side. That’s the case even though the Pirates have been connected with every available left-handed hitting first baseman on either the free agent or trade market short of Willie Stargell’s ghost. “We simply haven’t found the right match,” Huntington said. But a match could be made in the near future as the Pirates have interest in free agent switch-hitting first baseman Kendrys Morales. The 30-year-old Cuban émigré would fit nicely in a platoon with right-handed hitting Gaby Sanchez. Last season, Morales hit .277 with 23 home runs in 156 games last season for Seattle while playing his home games at Safeco Field, which is atoug...
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