Tag: Bob Nutting

Pirates: Security Shouldn’t Have Asked Fan To Remove Anti-Nutting Shirt

PITTSBURGH -- Friday night was full of feel-good moments for Pirates fans in attendance at PNC Park. At least, it was for most of...

Bob Nutting Discusses Kang, McCutchen, 2016 Struggles, 2017 Expectations, and More

BRADENTON, Fla. – Bob Nutting met with the team yesterday morning for his annual pre-season address, and followed that with his annual interview with the media. The biggest takeaway I had from that interview was on the amateur spending, and his comments on being committed to adding amateur talent. Here were some other big topics […]
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Nutting: “We need to have a commitment never to back away...

BRADENTON, Fla. – The Pirates were once one of the highest spending teams when it came to amateur bonuses. They spent more money than any team in the amateur draft from 2008-2011. They spent $3 M a year on the international side, and that amount didn’t include special situations like Luis Heredia, Harold Ramirez, or […]
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First Pitch: The Narrative About the Pirates Payroll, and Facts About...

One of the most popular topics in Pittsburgh surrounding the Pirates is Bob Nutting and how much money he should be spending. It’s not a topic you find on this site often. And that isn’t to say that I take the opposite stance of most Pittsburgh media — that approach being that he should spend […]
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Nutting: Access to Talent is the Most Important Thing For the...

BRADENTON, Fl. – Today at Pirate City, Pirates Owner Bob Nutting had his annual meeting to address the team and the coaches, discussing the last three years and the thoughts on the upcoming season. “This is one of my favorite days of the year to be able to come down and address the whole team and […]
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Bob Nutting on an International Draft, 2015 Payroll, Winning the Division,...

Pittsburgh Pirates’ owner Bob Nutting met with the Pittsburgh media today, shortly after delivering his annual address to the players in Spring Training. Nutting said that he told the players that he is enthusiastic about the season coming up, and that the expectation is continued improvement every day, and to win the division and try […]
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Bob Nutting on the 2014 Pirates, TV Deals, Prospects and Trade...

Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting met with the team and coaches today, discussing his expectations. After the meeting he met with the media to discuss his conversation with the players, along with other topics. “It is different this year,” Nutting said on the team meeting. “As we’re talking about the level of expectation…we’ve achieved so […]
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Huntington’s Deals Indicative of Focus Beyond 81 Wins

The streak is over. It ended Tuesday with a bang, after Travis Snider’s pinch-hit, go-ahead home run in the ninth inning. Now, Pirates fans can focus on more significant items on the agenda as the Pirates play out their final 23 games of the 2013 regular season. The most significant item on said agenda is […]
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First Pitch: Why Can’t the Pirates Have a Free Spending Billionaire...

I woke up this morning to a discussion on Twitter about a hypothetical billionaire owner who could buy the Pirates, invest his life savings into building a winner, all while ignoring the financial losses year after year. The conversation stemmed from last night’s article in the Trib about how Bob Nutting is “too rational”. The […]
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Nutting on Local TV Revenue Escalation

OK, I swear this is the last post/article I do on local TV revenue and its potential effect on the smaller TV markets in MLB.  Even though it is an issue bubbling under the surface that will have major impacts on the landscape for the next 5-10 years probably. Kristy Robinson interviewed Bob Nutting recently […]
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