February 11, 2008

Doug M Finally a Buc

Today Pittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington announced the free agent signing of Doug Mientkiewicz.

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After years of DM being rumored, he finally is a Bucco. There is only one reason I dislike this signing...SPELLING HIS NAME.
This will add an experienced bat to the bench who has a very nice glove for late inning double switches and defensive substitutions.
Overall, this is a low risk signing since it is a minor league deal. It also strengthens a very weak bench.

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