Analysis

Meeting with Maholm, Huntington and Coonelly

Meeting with Maholm, Huntington and Coonelly

As I am sure you have seen on some other sites, the Pirates invited a few of us bloggers to PirateFest Friday night for a chance to pick the brains of Frank Coonelly, Neal Huntington and Paul Maholm. Charlie Wilmoth and Vlad have shared their thoughts at Bucs Dugout, and you can also read recaps from Kevin Creagh at Pirates Prospects (with audio) and Kristy Robinson at Pirates Booty. Tom Smith of Rum Bunter was also there, as were the folks from Bucco Zone (unfortunately, I did not catch their names). I am not going to go too in-depth, to avoid repeating information already posted on the other sites, but I thought I would touch on a few subjects that came up.

Huntington acknowledged having some level of discussion with the Rays about Matt Garza and James Shields, but noted the Pirate...

To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.

Analysis

Matt has covered the Pirates at Wait ‘Til Next Year, Pittsburgh Lumber Co. and now Pirates Prospects. He served as Pirates team expert for Heater Magazine in 2009 and 2010 and has contributed to Graphical Player 2009, 2010 and 2011. Matt was also the editor of the 2011 and 2012 Pirates Prospects Annuals.

More in Analysis

Williams: Early Look at the Pirates’ 2017 Rule 5 Class Shows Some Potential Trade Depth

Tim WilliamsJuly 27, 2017

Williams: What Direction Will the Pirates Go in at the Trade Deadline?

Tim WilliamsJuly 26, 2017

Joel Hanrahan’s Transition From MLB All-Star to Rookie League Pitching Coach

John EshlemanJuly 26, 2017

Williams: Has the Pirates’ Farm System Dropped in Value This Year?

Tim WilliamsJuly 25, 2017

Prospect Notebook: Weiss Will Play Some First Base; Luplow OK After Scary HBP

Brian PelozaJuly 25, 2017

Barnett: Gerrit Cole’s Enigmatic 2017 Season

Travis BarnettJuly 24, 2017

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2016 Pirates Prospects