Found August 01, 2012 on The Baseball Page:
Last year's trade deadline all of a sudden looks tame. Neal Huntington went nuts over the past day acquiring pieces to potentially improve the Pittsburgh Pirates. The key word in that statement in potentially. It is no secret what the front office was trying to do. They weren't renting players like they did last year for an ultimately futile run. They made deals over the past week in looking towards the future and they did it by acquiring players who are big risks but could give huge rewards. I've already made my feelings known on the Wandy Rodriguez and Travis Snider deals. Before the deadline, the Pirates also acquired Gaby Sanchez and Kyle Kaminska in return for Gorkys Hernandez and the competitive balance draft pick. Sanchez is different from Snider in the sense that he has done it in the major leagues before. Each of the past two seasons, he had hit 19 home runs for the then Florida Marlins. However, the move to Miami also brought a move in Sanche...

The Gaby Sanchez Trade From a Marlins Perspective

Sam Evans writes for Fish Stripes, a Miami Marlins site on the SB Nation network. Sam covers the Marlins prospects for Fish Stripes, and was kind enough to send over his thoughts on the Gaby Sanchez trade, with a look at the struggles from Sanchez this year, as well as more information on minor league reliever Kyle Kaminska. To see my analysis on Gorkys Hernandez, who went to Miami...

Gaby Sanchez

GABY SANCHEZ FIRST BASEMAN Born: September 2, 1983 Height: 6’1″ Weight: 230 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 4th Round, 126th Overall, 2005 (Marlins) How Acquired: Traded from Marlins College: University of Miami (FL) Agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Sanchez missed his junior year at Miami due to a suspension, but the Marlins...

Bucs get Sanchez and Kaminska from Marlins

The Pittsburgh Pirates today acquired infielder Gaby Sanchez and minor league pitcher Kyle Kaminska from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league outfielder Gorkys Hernandez and the club’s 2013 Competitive Balance Lottery Selection.

Pirates ship Casey McGehee to Yanks for Chad Qualls

The #Pirates have acquired RHP Chad Qualls for INF Casey McGehee. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 31, 2012 News of the deal came just after the trade deadline as the Pirates and Yankees were able to squeak out a deal that will send corner infielder Casey McGehee to the Yankees for right-handed reliever Chad Qualls. Qualls, 33, has a 4.89 ERA and 21:12 K:BB ratio over 38 2...

Pirates get Qualls from Yankees

The Pittsburgh Pirates today acquired right-handed pitcher Chad Qualls from the New York Yankees in exchange for infielder Casey McGehee and cash considerations.

Pirates get Gaby Sanchez from Miami

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired former All-Star first baseman Gaby Sanchez from the Miami Marlins in a deal shortly before the trade deadline. The Pirates also got minor league pitcher Kyle Kaminska on Tuesday for minor league outfielder Gorkys Hernandez and one of baseball's new extra draft picks given to financially weaker teams. The 28-year-old Sanchez was having a...

Daniel McCutchen Optioned; Chad Qualls Added

The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned right-handed reliever Daniel McCutchen to Triple-A Indianapolis to make room on the active roster for Chad Qualls. Qualls was acquired from the New York Yankees yesterday for first baseman Casey McGehee. McCutchen was recalled on Tuesday but did not make a relief appearance.

Pirates trade Gorkys Hernandez to Marlins for Gaby Sanchez

With the trade deadline rapidly approaching this afternoon, the Pirates sent Gorkys Hernandez and their competitive balance draft pick to the Marlins for Gaby Sanchez and right-handed reliever Kyle Kaminista. Sanchez struggled quite a bit in 50 games with the Marlins this year (.202/.250/.306) and that resulted in a demotion to Triple-A, but prior to this year he posted back-to...

Marlins send 1B Sanchez to Pirates

The Miami Marlins traded first baseman Gaby Sanchez to the Pittsburgh Pirates for outfielder Gorkys Hernandez, right-handed reliever Kyle Kaminska and a competitive balance pick, multiple sources reported Tuesday. Sanchez has struggled with a .202 batting average this season and was sent down to the minors July 5 to try to work through those struggles. He hit 19 homers in 2010...

Marlins trade Gaby Sanchez to the Pirates for Gorkys Hernandez

According to Jim Bowden of ESPNxm, the Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired first baseman Gaby Sanchez in exchange of outfielder Gorkys Hernandez. Sanchez, 28, struggled this year in Miami hitting .202/.250/.306 with 3 HR's and a 48 OPS+ in 196 plate appearances for the Marlins this season. Hernandez, 24, is hitting .083/.154/.237 with a -37 OPS+ in 26 plate appearances with the...

Pirates Close to Acquiring Gaby Sanchez From Marlins

Ken Rosenthal has the following report, saying Gaby Sanchez could be acquired for Gorkys Hernandez and the competitive balance pick. Source: #Marlins close to sending Gaby Sanchez to #Pirates for OF Gorkys Hernandez and a competitive-balance pick. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 31, 2012 More info to come.

Pirates acquire Gaby Sanchez for Gorkys Hernandez and a draft pick

Source: #Marlins close to sending Gaby Sanchez to #Pirates for OF Gorkys Hernandez and a competitive-balance pick. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 31, 2012 Official: Sanchez deal to #Pirates is done. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 31, 2012 Here are Sanchez’s numbers. I’ll update later this afternoon with details and thoughts. ©2012 Raise the Jolly Roger. All...

Mets trade dead line update… less then hour to go…

The Mets might have been able to move Tim Byrdak to the Redsox who were looking for a lefty.  No dice since it looks like Breslow is heading to Fenway.  Gaby Sanchez who has had a rough year with some time in the minors for the marlins has been sent to the Pirates.  Cubs and Tigers are working on a deal. No not Dempster,  Soriano might be going to the Tigers while the Cubs still working on

Pirates option Daniel McCutchen to Triple-A

The Pittsburgh Pirates have optioned pitcher Daniel McCutchen to Triple-A Indianapolis to make room for reliever Chad Qualls. The Pirates announced the move Wednesday. Pittsburgh is the third team this season for Qualls, who began the year with Philadelphia and was acquired in a trade with the New York Yankees on Tuesday. He is 2-1 with a 4.89 ERA this season. McCutchen, who was...
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