The Denver Post is reporting that the Pirates are still interested in Brad Hawpe. This time, the Post says the Pirates are involved in what would be a three-team deal, which includes the Bucs sending Paul Maholm to the Rockies and receiving Hawpe. The other team involved is the Cubs.
IN OTHER NEWS:
Dejan Kovacevic reports that Cuban defector Yuslan Herrera is ready to finalize is three-year deal with the Pirates.
Kovacevic also mentions the possibility of the Pirates trading for Atlanta's Adam LaRoche or making a pitch for Trot Nixon.
And John Perrotto assures us that Barry Bonds will not be back as a Pirate.