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Is Jack Wilson Now a Tiger?

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Via MLB Trade Rumors, Dan Graziano of the Newark Star-Ledger is reporting that the Pittsburgh Pirates have traded shortstop Jack Wilson to the Detroit Tigers.

I haven't seen this reported anywhere else, however. Nor is there any word on what the Tigers have given up in return, if a deal has really taken place. So this could be a premature exclamation, as was the case with Edgar Renteria signing with the Giants. (Though according to Ken Rosenthal, that agreement is now official.)

More later, as you might expect.

(Hat tip to two of our commenters)

UPDATE (12:50 p.m.): For now, WXYT-AM in Detroit has contacted the Tigers, who say these reports "are not accurate." Stay tuned.

UPDATE (1:00 p.m.): The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that no one has notified Wilson or his agent of any deal. And since he has a no-trade clause, that would seem to be problematic. Pirates president Frank Coonelly is also denying reports of a trade.

Furthermore, beat writer Dejan Kovacevic says the Dodgers are still players for Wilson.

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