Pirates near deal with Colton Cain

Discussion in 'Baseball' started by cochamps, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. cochamps

    cochamps 2,500+ Posts

    sounds like he will never make it to the 40 [​IMG]
    The Link
  2. HTownSmitty

    HTownSmitty 25+ Posts

  3. iowahorn11

    iowahorn11 100+ Posts

    How ironic is it that one of the Pirates main front office guys used to be in the MLB office to enforce slot, and now there are few teams that piss on the slotting system more than the Pirates.
  4. dbfootball

    dbfootball 250+ Posts

    This is from Alan Trubow from today;

  5. cochamps

    cochamps 2,500+ Posts

    Thanks for posting db. That sounds better than the ESPN blurb.
  6. dbfootball

    dbfootball 250+ Posts

    I trust Alan over ESPN

    Here is the link forgot to post it earlier;


  7. cochamps

    cochamps 2,500+ Posts

    nice update, thanks for posting.
  8. dbfootball

    dbfootball 250+ Posts

    And Cain, a 6-3, 225-pound left-handed from Waxahachie with a scholarship in hand from Texas, was engaged in talks with the Pirates before his family took a brief hiatus for a trout-fishing vacation. Keith Cain, Colton's father, said they expected to reconvene negotiations Aug. 1.

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  9. cochamps

    cochamps 2,500+ Posts

  10. Texasjeremy

    Texasjeremy 25+ Posts

  11. dbfootball

    dbfootball 250+ Posts

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Well Cain Good Luck to You it would have been fun to watch you play at the Disch!
  12. torre

    torre 250+ Posts

    db - Any word on Belt or the outfielder from Austin McCallum?
  13. petscii

    petscii 250+ Posts

    Between grades and MLB bid-sniping, I think I'll just whine quietly until August 17th.
  14. cochamps

    cochamps 2,500+ Posts

    eff MLB and the pirates....
  15. HTownSmitty

    HTownSmitty 25+ Posts

    They just said on Baseball Tonight that he got $1.125 MM, which I'm pretty sure was more than several of the low first round picks. So, I guess it's hard to blame him for taking the bonus.

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