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Pirates Give Pittsburgh Even Poorer Product

Published by on June 4, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

It’s time for Major League Baseball to step in and do something to help the pitiful Pittsburgh Pirates. Their claim of being too small a market to compete also spreads to to the front office, where it’s apparent that their baseball minds are too small for the major league arena as well.

On Wednesday, the Pirates traded their best player, Nate McLouth, to the Atlanta Braves for three prospects.

What is the most puzzling thing about the trade is that the Pirates had McLouth locked up for the next three seasons. He had just signed a three year $15.45 million deal in February, which may have given Pirate fans some hope that errors of the past by management were being reconciled by a positive change for the be...

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