Tag: Clint Hurdle

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...

Is Bryan Morris a Future Closer For the Pirates?

Follow @NateBarnes_ // Bryan Morris was acquired by the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 31, 2008 as a part of the deal that sent Jason Bay...

Ike Davis Looks Forward to Fresh Start With the Pirates

Follow @NateBarnes_ // When the Pittsburgh Pirates were rumored to have an interest in former New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis during the winter...

Pirates Announce Three-Year Extensions For Huntington and Hurdle

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced on Saturday that they have signed three-year extensions with both General Manager Neal Huntington and Manager Clint Hurdle. Both...

Barry Bonds and Jim Leyland Will Present Andrew McCutchen and Clint...

The Pittsburgh Pirates just sent out a press release with all of Monday's Opening Day festivities. The biggest highlight was that Barry Bonds and...

Pirates’ Manager Clint Hurdle on Quantifying Pitch Framing

Yesterday, Baseball Prospectus released a study with a very intense look at quantifying catcher blocking and pitch framing. The study showed that Russell Martin's...

Clint Hurdle Wins the NL Manager of the Year Award

For the second time this off-season, Clint Hurdle has won a Manager of the Year award. Hurdle was named the NL Manager of the...
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