I know that people on this thread have said that the Pirates have an interest in Casey. But I also know some people at the Pirates, and they have repeatedly told me over the last several years that the Littlefield crew does NOT like him. They don't care that he's from Pittsburgh. If savafan's reports are accurate, then most likely they are more interested in dumping other contracts than they are in acquiring Casey in particular.
How, then, are those people of the future—who are taking steroids every day—going to look back on baseball players who used steroids? They're going to look back on them as pioneers. They're going to look back at it and say "So what?" - Bill James, Cooperstown and the 'Roids