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 Post subject: Pirates Sign 2 SS's
PostPosted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:46 pm 
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http://post-gazette.com/pg/09006/939886-100.stm

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The Pirates today agreed to terms with two shortstops, Anderson Machado and Pedro Lopez, on minor league contracts with invitations to the major league portion of spring training.

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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Sign 2 SS's
PostPosted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 7:01 pm 
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THE Anderson Machado???


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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Sign 2 SS's
PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 12:25 pm 
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LOL. Filler.


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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Sign 2 SS's
PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 12:29 pm 
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How long is the line around PNC Park right now? I sure hope they have a dual bobblehead with these two.

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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Sign 2 SS's
PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 12:57 pm 
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IA Pirate wrote:
How long is the line around PNC Park right now? I sure hope they have a dual bobblehead with these two.


You'll get a voucher for the bobbleheads that can only be redeemed at AAA

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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Sign 2 SS's
PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 1:09 pm 
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Shades of Jackie Hernandez....surely one of these guys is the missing piece.


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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Sign 2 SS's
PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 1:15 pm 
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Jackie Hernandez was a HOF compared to these two.


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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Sign 2 SS's
PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 1:22 pm 
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I wonder if fans of every other team are this sarcastic when the organization signs minor league filler guys, or if this is unique to a special breed of Pirates fans??


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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Sign 2 SS's
PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 1:28 pm 
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I would have to think the cynicism runs a bit higher with Pirate fans. I actually have no problem with the signings as long as they aren't presented as any thing more than what they are....bodies.


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