Tag: Ben Cherington

Explaining Transactions and the 2020 Operations Manual

I’m not sure what it is about baseball transaction minutiae, but I absolutely love it. Maybe it’s because I like questions that have answers,...

Pirates Need to Look at Different Ways to Acquire Talent

Unlike the last two offseasons, there aren’t many impact players remaining in free agency at this point. At the top of the list is...

Words are Nice, but New Pirates’ Front Office Must Follow with...

“We’re in the Endgame now.” For those who may not remember, or have no idea what I’m referencing, these words were uttered by Dr. Strange...

Pirates Officially Announce Ben Cherington as New General Manager

The Pittsburgh Pirates made the news we heard over the weekend official. Ben Cherington has been hired as their new General Manager. He will...

Pirates are Reportedly Down to Three Finalists for General Manager Position

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Pittsburgh Pirates are down to three finalists in their general manager search. https://twitter.com/Joelsherman1/status/1193672064676184064 The first name...

Pirates are Considering Ben Cherington for Front Office Position

Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Pittsburgh Pirates are considering Ben Cherington to be their new head of baseball operations. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/1192617452066279424 Cherington worked his way up...

Pirates Reportedly Had Informal Discussions With Ben Cherington

Buster Olney has an interesting note (via MLBTR) from over the weekend about the Pirates, saying that they've had informal discussions with former Red Sox...

First Pitch: Neal Huntington Deserved the Executive of the Year Award

Earlier this evening it was announced that Boston Red Sox GM Ben Cherington was named the MLB 2013 Executive of the Year. Neal Huntington...

Neal Huntington Is the Runner Up For Executive of the Year

The Sporting News named their 2013 MLB Executive of the Year tonight, giving the award to Boston Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington. Pittsburgh...

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The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...