The Pirates placed shortstop Gustavo Nunez on the 60-day disabled list this morning, making room for newly-acquired A.J. Burnett on the 40-man roster. With that roster move, the Pirates Prospects 2012 Annual was finalized and will soon be off to the publisher. I wanted to take a moment and thank all of you who have purchased the Annual or plan to do so in the future. I devoted a large portion of my fall and winter to putting this book together, and the fact that many of you will enjoy the end result makes that all worthwhile.
Special thanks to Tim for all of his hard work with the administrative aspects of the Annual, getting it published and distributed and making sure every detail was resolved. Thanks to Kevin Creagh for doing an excellent job on the NL Central section of the book, and to the rest of the Pirates Prospects contributors for providing very helpful feedback throughout the entire process.
Finally, thanks to the random people of the internet, who were always willing to...
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.