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Moran among top prospect performers

Pirates third baseman Colin Moran was among top prospect performers on Monday.
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Moran among top prospect performers

Colin Moran was among top prospect performers on Saturday.
9 days ago

After surgery, recovery, Moran set for opportunity

Nine days after being carted off the field at Camden Yards, Colin Moran was set for surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital.
13 days ago

Moran among top prospect performers

Colin Moran was among top prospects to produce in Spring Training on Friday.
17 days ago

NL Central Notes: Milwaukee was Cain's first choice, Freese on Pirates, Moran's future

Addison Russell was made available in various Cubs trade talks over the offseason, a rival official told Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times.  It should be noted that “made available” is quite different than openly shopping a player, as it isn’t any surprise that the Cubs at least explored the possibility of moving Russell or other notable names over the course of the winter...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
February 17, 2018  |  Discuss

Fans angry over McCutchen, Cole trades; now Harrison wants out

There’s some unrest in the Pittsburgh fan base regarding the team’s recent trades of Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole. Madasyn Czebiniak of highlights the story of lifelong Pirates fan Jason Kaufman, who started a petition to force owner Bob Nutting to sell the team. The following excerpt gives a pretty good feel for the petition’s tone: “Pittsburgh is a baseball...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
January 20, 2018  |  Discuss

Pirates GM explains reason for Andrew McCutchen trade

The Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday traded Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants, ending over a year of trade rumors involving the former MVP. Team GM Neal Huntington spoke about the trade later in the day, and essentially confirmed the team traded the outfielder because they felt they could not afford him. Although trading Gerrit Cole and McCutchen days apart, the Pirates insist...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 15, 2018  |  Discuss

Gerrit Cole traded to Astros

Gerrit Cole is heading to Houston after all.Three days after reports said Cole was on the verge of being traded to the Astros before later reports said a deal didn’t happen, the two teams did agree on a tradeYahoo’s Tim Brown reports that Cole is heading to the Astros, while the Pittsburgh Pirates are receiving Joe Musgrove and Colin Moran in return. The Astros made no secret that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 13, 2018  |  Discuss

Houston Astros call up prospects Colin Moran, Tony Kemp

At 15-24 and plummeting to dead last in the AL West, the Houston Astros have made an array of roster moves in hopes to salvage the 2016 season. Let’s take a look at the fresh faces that will be joining the club for Tuesday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. Gomez to the DL, Moran called up The Astros placed struggling outfielder Carlos Gomez on the...
May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Astros Power Arm Martes Emerges as Top Prospect

Astros right hander Francis Martes started the year in extended spring training and Kiley McDaniel had him graded as a 35+ FV. Martes was one of the lesser pieces in the big Jarred Cosart/Colin Moran trade and he was in Rookie-level ball at the time of the trade. From last year to early in 2015, Martes’ velocity jumped, his breaking ball jumped from fringy to at least plus, all of...
Via Fangraphs
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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