A couple of links via Primer to start:
-P- On his blog, Royals writer Joe Posnanski talks about the NL Central with an anonymous scout. They don't talk much about the Pirates, but there is this:
Thanks to Primer.
-P- The Pirates find themselves in some trouble (scroll down) after trying to name the sports bar in PNC Park (the one that's replacing the cigar bar) after Roberto Clemente.
-P- I mean no disrespect, but jeez, baseball uniforms are not flattering on old men.
-P- Pat is understandably concerned about Paul Maholm and Freddy Sanchez's mysteriuous absences from big-league Spring Training games.