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Well, it happened; the Tampa Bay Rays have shelled out some serious dough to keep Wander Franco for a very, very long time. Does this mean the Pirates will play Simon says and dish out a contract over 180 million? Eh, probably not, but it sure does get the water cooler a lot more chatty. If anyone is getting extended, it’s Bryan Reynolds, but with trade talks heating up, who knows.
180 million is a lot of clams, and sure, Reynolds seems like a sure thing, but MAN, is it risky for both parties. If Reynolds continues what he’s doing, he could get more, and if you’re the Pirates, that is a lot of money to give to one person. The key to the waiting game is to know how long to wait. Good talk; let’s do this again sometime. Anyways, welcome to Around the Horn.
Pittsburgh Baseball Now Notes
Pittsburgh Prospects Notes
John Dreker and Tim Williams teamed up again to give us all things prospects for Tuesday. First, we have John giving us yet another top 10 list for the Pirate’s prospects, this time from Just Baseball. Finally, we have Tim giving us his two cents on the prospects who could fill the final outfield spot for the Pirates.
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