Sawchik To Fans: “Be Careful What You Wish For” Plus Pitt/PSU Preview

A great look at the Pirates current situation from former beat writer, Travis Sawchik. The Disconnect in Pittsburgh by Travis Sawchik – September 7, 2017 Full disclosure: as you might be aware, I authored a book on the Pirates — Big Data Baseball — which was published in 2015. As a result, it’s possible that I write… Continue reading Sawchik To Fans: “Be Careful What You Wish For” Plus Pitt/PSU Preview

Huntington Gets His Day And His Own Four More Years

The news wasn’t necessarily unexpected yesterday that Neal Huntington had also been extended by the Pirates for a total of four years.   Huntington, like seemingly every member of the Pirates organization, is a polarizing figure.  Reasonable arguments could be made that this extension was unwarranted and a change was needed given two consecutive disappoiting… Continue reading Huntington Gets His Day And His Own Four More Years

Four More Years For Hurdle As Pirates Trounce Cubs

***BREAKING NEWS***   Pirates extend contracts of Neal Huntington and Clint Hurdle Press Release |  The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced that the Club has extended the contracts of Executive Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington and Field Manager Clint Hurdle for four years through the 2021 season. The announcement was made by Pirates President Frank Coonelly. “I am extremely pleased… Continue reading Four More Years For Hurdle As Pirates Trounce Cubs