Tag: Clint Hurdle

X-rays Negative on Marte’s Hand

Pirates leftfielder Starling Marte exited Wednesday's 4-3 victory against the Chicago Cubs in the fifth inning after he was hit by a pitch in...

Sunday Notebook: Sanchez, Kang and Unfair Expectations

Division of labor in Indianapolis It's no secret Tony Sanchez's inevitable demotion to Triple-A Indianapolis once Chris Stewart returned from the disabled list would cause...

The Pirates Solved Jimmy Nelson’s Curveball in the Second Matchup

Jimmy Nelson shut the Pirates down in Milwaukee on April 11th. He scattered only two hits and two walks over seven innings while striking...

First Pitch: Once Again, Clint Hurdle Should Be the Manager of...

For the second year in a row, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has been named a finalist for the NL Manager of the Year...

McCutchen and Hurdle Named as Award Finalists

The Pittsburgh Pirates have two finalists for the BBWAA awards this year. Clint Hurdle was named a finalist for the Manager of the Year,...

The ‘Stubborn’ Approach That Has the Pirates Leading the NL in...

Follow @NateBarnes_ // Follow @pirateprospects When the Pittsburgh Pirates began the 2014 season, an offensive approach touting the importance of on-base percentage was emphasized after the...

All-Stars Responsible for Pirates’ Early-Season Recovery

Follow @NateBarnes_ // Follow @pirateprospects // The Pittsburgh Pirates began the 2014 season in a fashion rather unbecoming after they finally ended professional sports’ longest losing...

Which Edinson Volquez Will the Pirates Get Going Forward?

Follow @NateBarnes_ // Clint Hurdle doesn’t like to use the phrase “reclamation project” when discussing players whose careers the Pirates have turned around in the...

First Pitch: Evaluating the Pirates Offensive Emphasis

Follow @NateBarnes_ // As discussed yesterday, the 2014 Pirates are emphasizing on-base percentage in hopes of improving an offense that ranked ninth in the National...

Pirates Look to Improve Offense by Emphasizing On-Base Percentage

Follow @NateBarnes_ // Andrew McCutchen stepped to the plate against pitcher Alfredo Simon in the third inning of the Pirates’ April 23 game against the...
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