Pirates Roster Shakeups Today, and the Near Future

Today we get started on returning some injured players and making decisions. Ka’ai Tom returned to the lineup yesterday as the 27th man for the double header, but the club will want to keep the rule five pick on the roster, which obviously means someone else has to go. Ildemaro Vargas was Designated for Assignment today to make room.

To Trade or Not to Trade, that is the Question

Trades and rumors of trades is almost as much a part of baseball fandom as hot dogs and Cracker Jack. People love to propose them, dissect them and forecast the results, it’s fun and it makes something that typically could be a painful moment as a fan more palatable.