All posts tagged "Clint Hurdle"

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Hurdle Positive McCutchen Can Do This

    He’s been ranked as one of the top center fielders in baseball. And rightfully so. Despite the club struggling with offense to start the 2012 season, Andrew McCutchen has been doing his share. The 25-year-old entered game action on Wednesday with a .333/.405/.394 line in 33 at-bats, with four runs, two doubles, an RBI,...

  • Analysis
    Four Coaching Positions Set

    Searage will return as the pitching coach in 2011. According to Dejan Kovacevic, the Pittsburgh Pirates are set to name four coaches to Clint Hurdle's coaching staff.  Those coaches are Ray Searage (pitching coach), Gregg Ritchie (hitting coach), Jeff Banister (third base coach), and Nick Leyva (bench coach). Searage and Banister are returning to the coaching staff from...

  • Analysis
    Clint Hurdle and the Colorado Connection

    Expect a lot of Colorado connections with Hurdle as the new manager. Now that the Pittsburgh Pirates have hired Clint Hurdle, expect a lot of connections to the Colorado Rockies, both with potential free agent acquisitions, and with potential additions to the coaching staff.  Troy Renck, the beat writer for the Denver...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Hire Clint Hurdle

    The Pirates have hired Hurdle to be their new manager. The Pittsburgh Pirates have completed their manager search, and have hired Clint Hurdle, according to Jon Heyman of SI.  Hurdle's deal is for three years, according to Ken Rosenthal. Rosenthal mentioned yesterday that the Pirates had increased their efforts to lock down...

  • Analysis
    Heyman: Pirates hire Hurdle

    John Heyman of just posted the following tweet:

  • Analysis
    Hurdle a Leading Candidate for Mets

    Hurdle gets a second interview with the Mets. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported today that Clint Hurdle is among the leading candidates for the New York Mets' manager position, and will receive a second interview.  Hurdle joins Terry Collins and Bob Melvin as the candidates who advanced from the first...

  • Analysis
    Hurdle Interviews With Mets

    Hurdle interviewed with the Mets. As expected, Clint Hurdle interviewed with the New York Mets yesterday.  According to ESPN, the Mets may add one or two more candidates, but have pretty much finalized their field of candidates.  New Mets' GM Sandy Alderson is expected to start making call backs next week, and...

  • Analysis
    Hurdle Will Wait for Mets

    Hurdle is waiting to see if he is a candidate for the Mets' job. The New York Post reported today that the New York Mets have started their manager search, and included a note about Clint Hurdle: Alderson evidently has not begun contacting candidates from outside the organization. That could preclude former...

  • Analysis
    Manager Search Down to Two

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have narrowed their manager search down to two people: Clint Hurdle and Jeff Banister.  Hurdle, the current batting coach for the Texas Rangers, will interview for the position tomorrow, according to Pirates' CEO Frank Coonelly in his live chat today.  Banister, the interim bench coach for the Pirates, is...

  • Analysis
    Bo Porter Accepts Position With Nationals

    Porter has accepted a position as the Nationals third base coach. Bo Porter, who is one of the remaining manager candidates who has interviewed with the Pittsburgh Pirates, accepted a job as the third base coach with the Washington Nationals, according to Bill Brink at the Post Gazette.  The move doesn't necessarily...

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