All posts tagged "Neal Huntington"

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    Piratefest 2011 – Backstage Blogger Q&A (2 of 2)

    Backstage Q&A at Piratefest 2011 with Pirate bloggers and online media Click here to read part one. As the 7 p.m. General Public Q&A was starting to wind down, I made my way to side of the stage to meet up with Media Relations Coordinator Matt Nordby of the Pirates.  He was...

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    Piratefest 2011 – General Public Q&A (1 of 2)

    Huntington, Hurdle, and Coonelly at Piratefest 2011 On Friday, I went down to the Convention Center to represent Pirates Prospects at Piratefest 2011. The goal was to take in the general feel of the event and sit in on the Question and Answer session at 7 pm with the general public, then...

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    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...

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    Heyman: Pirates hire Hurdle

    John Heyman of SI.com just posted the following tweet:

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    Why is John Russell the manager?

    John Russell has taken his fair share of criticism during his time as the Pirates' manager, some of which has been justified. Despite the historic losing and the anger heaped down from the fanbase, he is still standing unfazed in the Bucs' dugout. That, in...

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    Responding to Mondesi’s House

    Pirates general manager Neal Huntington was on The Fan morning show on Tuesday, discussing Monday night’s draft signing deadline. He talked about Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie, a few 2009 draftees and some issues involving the major league team. For some reason, he made people angry.

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    What was Neal Huntington thinking when he acquired Eveland?

    Dana EvelandWith today’s DFA of Dana Eveland, a trade that appeared suspect at the time now looks even worse. Essentially, the Pirates traded Ronald Uviedo for three non-descript appearances by Eveland. It seems like they simply threw away a minor asset. However, maybe there...

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    Coonelly: Huntington and Russell were extended through 2011

    Pirates' president Frank Coonelly announced today that general manager Neal Huntington and manager John Russell had their contracts extended through 2011 this past offseason. This information had not been made public previously.

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    The draft beyond Taillon

    PNC ParkNow that the Pirates have made Jameson Taillon the second overall pick in the MLB draft, it is time to look forward to round two. Several interesting players will be available when the Bucs make their selection a little after noon. Here are...

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    Huntington: Lincoln a candidate to make his debut on Wednesday

    A few minutes ago on his weekly radio show, Neal Huntington stated that Brad Lincoln is definitely a candidate to make his major league debut on Wednesday night. Huntington would not confirm either way.

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