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Rob Biertempfel
GIG: Pittsburgh Pirates beat writer for The Athletic // MOOD: I'm not here to babysit // TAGS: // SAY HEY: RBiertempfel@theathletic.com
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MLBPAA 5h
The begins tomorrow, which means there will be 12 chances to win signed memorabilia on our Instagram. Follow on IG for more info!
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Rob Biertempfel 5h
Your life must truly be blessed if what “disappoints and troubles” you so deeply is something as inconsequential as a Hall of Fame ballot. Or, more likely, you simply need some . Either way, have a happy Christmas.
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Rob Biertempfel 5h
Pickford.
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Rob Biertempfel 5h
Replying to @TBTimes_Rays
Turn out the lights when you’re done, Topper.
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Rob Biertempfel 6h
Quote of the week from my daughter the college freshman: “I'm done with finals. Alexa play all I do is win. Everything I know just left my brain.”
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Chris Archer 11h
Just letting everyone know, I’m still rocking with number 24, NOT changing back to 22. Go get that black & gold deuce cuatro asap 🖤💛🖤💛🖤💛🖤💛🖤💛🖤💛🖤💛🖤💛🖤💛🖤💛🖤💛🖤💛
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Rob Biertempfel 11h
Replying to @piratesnationn
That’s only the major league phase. already have Burdi, who was recovering from surgery much of last year and must stay on roater for about two months in 2019, which is one reason they passed on major lg phase this year.
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Rob Biertempfel 14h
take RHP Winston Nicasio off Cardinals’ Diuble-A team.
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Rob Biertempfel 14h
claim LF Randolph Gassaway from Orioles in Rule 5 draft. He hit combined .268 with six homers and .730 OPS last season in Single- and Double-A
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Rob Biertempfel 14h
lose 1b Jordan George to White Sox
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Rob Biertempfel 14h
got through major league phase of Rule 5 draft without losing anyone or taking anyone. Triple-A phase starts in a moment ...
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Rob Biertempfel 14h
Replying to @danconnolly2016
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Rob Biertempfel 14h
pass in opening round of Rule 5 draft.
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Trevor Williams 14h
Replying to @IvanNova47
😭😭😭😭😭😭
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Rob Biertempfel 15h
Replying to @NotMrTibbs @ctrent
Well, in that case ... Rivera, Halladay, Mussina, Schilling and ... Larry Walker. (Kudos to , Clint Hurdle and Jay Jaffe of Fangraphs for showing me the light.)
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Rob Biertempfel 15h
Replying to @NotMrTibbs
The new VP is Paul Sullivan.
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Rob Biertempfel 15h
Replying to @NotMrTibbs
Thank you. BTW, there's one "new" name (not a first-year guy) on my ballot this year. I'm sure the suspense is killing you. ;)
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Rob Biertempfel 15h
Replying to @Haudricourt
I’m gonna get MLB to pay for that. ;)
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Rob Biertempfel 16h
Replying to @Haudricourt
Making the winter meetings great again.
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Ken Rosenthal 16h
Per source, McCutchen deal with is back-loaded: $10M in 2019, $17M in 2020, $20M in 2021, plus $15M club option or $3M buyout for 2022.
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