Paul Alexander from FSN Pittsburgh breaks down the Giants' trade deadline deal with the Pirates.
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For more on today's daily let's take you to Pittsburgh and welcome in Paul Alexander from Memphis and Pittsburgh politics talk about. First what the Giants are getting and Javier Lopez -- what do you see out of this lefty. Well right now he's been used as a specialist I'm not sure and San Francisco where they've had some serious injury problems on the left side and ample -- They wanna try and stretch about a little bit you know maybe work a seventh or eighth inning. Right now he's been a specialist and he's done a great job parts of caught up on him. In key situations you know runners on. You know -- six -- he's worked 38 plus innings he's a really nice job of getting out he left handed batters in key situations. And John Rocker I mean with us and guided the Pirates were hot on the -- a lot of -- always had a terrific minor league career didn't do so great with the big league club this year but are the Pirates optimistic about bringing him in. All the way they look at that on the day they dealt away five free agent that that they just acquired they have six players like Bowker. You know guys that if they pan out. Can help them down the road and help them for a lot of years so. This is kind of transition near the parts -- brought up their young players they have their core in place these free agents -- weren't really part of the future like Lopez in the other guys that they doubt they'll tell. You guys think got a -- today were not part of the future. What they got from San Francisco what they got from LA what they got from the Diamondbacks are players that they opening in a year to. Maybe figure and you know fighting for an everyday spot. Paul last thing how frustrating is it for Pirates fans are continually see this team be a seller at the trade deadline. Pay it seems like it's been just that Groundhog Day in Pittsburgh season after season is again all. The losing has been extremely old it's it's very difficult to get excited for baseball season each and every year. But today's trade that deadline very different again. They have brought up their core players and in Alvarez provident Neil walker. These are the guys that they feel that they can win with going forward. The players that they got away today no they weren't the Jason -- of the Xavier Nady or that Jack Wilson's even. That the guys they traded the last several years have been key players that you know a lot of fans have grown very accustomed to and really associated with the Pirates. These guys were kind of out of players and in other at the time expired and they they double the way I don't think they'll be any. Any reaction negative as far as with the Pirates did today Hart Paul Alexander from -- -- -- appreciate time.
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s your initial reaction Friday from go on from the Pirates . To the San Francisco Giants. It's been it's been a today you know especially with with Jack Wilson trade early on one in my. Best friends on the on the
not going to be a runaway by the Angels again or the Mariners anybody but the artistic content agree with it. I don ..... look at thirteen defensively. It's terrific figgins Jack Wilson at short Lopez's also at second but Kotchman is a good
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campus Thursday afternoon and I was outside linebacker Marc says Wilson who the Raiders. Took off on waivers from the New Orleans Saints ..... nickel. Where he can really get after the quarterback I talked Wilson extensively today he. Looks at this opportunity as a fresh
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outstanding they've got hits on every quarterback that played and gotten big hits and Peyton Manning Andrew Luck. Russell Wilson all the same team they play they got. You've got to Bob May be doing something like posturing only three teams have fewer
trailed five believes that should make it a better quarterback down the stretch run. The Raiders picked up. Linebacker mark has Wilson off waivers from the New Orleans Saints and and a corresponding move they released defensive tackle. still bill TD which leaves
outstanding they've got hits and every quarterback that plays and gotten big hits and Peyton Manning and your luck. Russell Wilson . All of them. team that played that gotten. They've got to the quarterback. So that a via that it shows got the ball
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is value the demands. Now let me open are absolutely yet or he finds himself for the only you know let's say it's the Mariners and it's a very good offer. Now have the option of taking a lot of going to a terrible team. Or you can take it very handsome