Mark Melancon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nationals fill bullpen need by acquiring Pirates closer Mark Melancon

    Yahoo! Sports "The Washington Nationals have landed the bullpen piece they’ve been searching for at this year’s trade deadline. According to Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal, the Nationals have a struck a deal to acquire Pittsburgh Pirates closer Mark Melancon. Rosenthal is also reporting that southpaw Felipe Rivero..." July 30

  • Nats reportedly talking to Pirates about Mark Melancon

    Federal Baseball "Pittsburgh Pirates' closer Mark Melancon had a streak of 23-straight converted save opportunities snapped when Daniel Murphy, who'd been dealing with a hamstring injury, hit a two-out, two-strike pinch hit homer off the reliever back on July 17th. Dusty Baker told reporters after the game that..." July 30

  • Giants among teams in the mix for Pirates closer Melancon

    CSN Bay Area "The Giants traded for speedy All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez on Thursday, but they might not be done as Sunday's July 31 trade deadline approaches. San Francisco is reportedly in the mix for Pirates closer Mark Melancon, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. The Indians and Nationals are..." July 29

  • Should the Pirates trade Mark Melancon?

    Bucs Dugout "Thanks, everyone, for your questions. Feel free to keep asking them. OzPirate18: Is the time right to trade Mark Melancon? Neftali Feliz or Tony Watson would do fine job closing. With the value of the qualifying offer increasing next season, he could walk for nothing. Just to be clear, it's..." July 29