Originally written on Cheap Seat Analytics  |  Last updated 4/26/15
The trade deadline isn’t approaching for a few more weeks and Neal Huntington’s preferred waiver deadline is even further away, but the trade talks around the league have already approached.  I mentioned last week that David Price would be a good fit for the Pirates, though it is highly unlikely due to their past deadline history.  The Pirates are very much a buy-low team that rely on their developed talent that is already on their roster for the most part.  Nonetheless, a trade is imminent some time this year as long as the offense keeps anywhere near this pace and they remain in contention. I expect the Pirates to stand pat over the next few weeks as trade talks heat up.  Before they start offering potential players, the front office will be sure the team is ready to compete.  Over less than a month’s span, it is unlikely a single player can have a huge impact anyway.  So where should the Pirates look to upgrade?  Let’s break down some numbers by position players and pitching. Pos...
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