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Pirates Interested In Schierholtz, Rios
Posted By Sports Talk Florida Rumors On July 25, 2013 @ 8:21 AM In MLB,News and Rumors | No Comments
Chicago right fielders Nate Schierholtz and Alex Rios top the Pirates’ wish list, writes Bruce Levine of ESPNChicago. The Bucs “have been watching Schierholtz for more than a month,” notes Levine.
Right field is an obvious need for the 60-39 Pirates, who have been using Travis Snider, Jose Tabata, and Garrett Jones there and have gotten an aggregate .228/.291/.360 line. Schierholtz, 29, signed a one-year, $2.25MM deal with the Cubs in December after being non-tendered by the Phillies. At .277/.334/.521 with a career-high five RBIs last night, he’s having an excellent campaign. Arbitration eligibility for 2014 is a big plus, though for some GMs Schierholtz has yet to shake the reputation of a platoon bat given his continued lack of playing time and struggles against left-handed pitching.
Source: MLB Trade Rumors 
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