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THROWBACK: A’S, BUCS SWAP PLAYER FOR MGR

THROWBACK: A’S, BUCS SWAP PLAYER FOR MGR

On November 5, 1976, Oakland A’s owner Charlie Finley, apparently getting near the end of his arsenal of unconventional moves, reached deep down into his bag of tricks and made a trade for a veteran catcher. Finley got Manny Sanguillen from the Pittsburgh Pirates for Chuck Tanner. Yes, the Chuck Tanner who MANAGED the A’s […]

PIRATES INTRODUCE TOP PICK COLE

PIRATES INTRODUCE TOP PICK COLE

The up-and-coming Pittsburgh Pirates hosted a news conference Saturday for top overall draft pick P Gerrit Cole to meet the media. Cole donned a Pirates jersey and hat and spoke excitedly about his future as a pro. Revealed in the press conference was that Cole and Pittsburgh’s second-round pick Josh Bell are headed to Bradenton, […]

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