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Pirates chairman seeks 'balance' in training drillsMLB.com Jan 9, 2013Spring Training is right around the corner, and Pirates chairman Bob Nutting is eager see his team back in the field, preparing to improve on the promise of the 2012 season.Share TweetPITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired right-handed pitcher Jeanmar Gomez from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for minor league outfielder Quincy Latimore.Share TweetNo players were elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Craig Biggio had the highest vote total but came up 39 votes short.Share TweetESPN.com Jan 9, 2013Francisco Liriano may not be signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates after all.Share Tweet
For starters, little relief when moving from bullpenMLB.com Jan 9, 2013Despite plenty of examples to draw from in recent years, Reds skipper Dusty Baker won't exactly have a foolproof blueprint when it comes to managing Aroldis Chapman's highly anticipated move to the starting rotation this season.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Even dugouts and bullpens might not need that old landline soon.Share Tweet