Kovacevic: Real reason Huntington didn’t deal Liriano, Cabrera ☕


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Melky Cabrera. - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

LATROBE, Pa. -- The one move the Pirates made at Major League Baseball's trade deadline -- Corey Dickerson out, cash in -- was eminently predictable.

The most ridiculous remark Neal Huntington made afterward -- "We're still in it, technically speaking" -- was equally predictable. And yes, by God, he was referring to the National League standings, in which his team's currently as close to first place as the dark side of Pluto is to the sun ... of some other galaxy.

But one aspect of all this was the polar opposite of predictable.

And as such, it might be powerfully telling.

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