There are a lot of great things about my job. I can live wherever I want, set my own hours during most of the year, and normally when I'm working, it involves watching baseball and giving my analysis. But the downside to being the owner of an independent media outlet is that my job as a sports writer is only one of many jobs that I have. I'm also the webmaster, the HR department, the IT department, and countless other jobs that those big market media outlets probably have separate individual people to fill.
As a result, there are days where I have to take off from sports writing and focus on the other jobs. I haven't done a lot of that lately, which means that today my main focus was on all of that other stuff. As a result, there are a ton of updates on the site to talk about today, with Spring Training coverage resuming tomorrow. Here are the details on the updates.
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Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.