Tag: Frank Coonelly

No Bad Analogies Needed for Baseball Economics

Let me tell you a little story about a friend I have.  This friend is a chef that owns his own restaurant.  Unfortunately he's...

Interview with Frank Coonelly – Follow-up from Piratefest

At last month's Piratefest, Pirates Prospects and some of the other leading Pirate blogs, were able to have a backstage joint interview with Paul Maholm, Neal Huntington, and Frank Coonelly. It was a great event, but I was left with a ton of questions still on my page and felt that some answers needed more detail.

Meeting with Maholm, Huntington and Coonelly

As I am sure you have seen on a few other sites, the Pirates invited a few of us bloggers to PirateFest Friday night for a chance to pick the brains of Frank Coonelly, Neal Huntington and Paul Maholm. I am not going to go too in-depth, but I thought I would touch on a few subjects that came up.

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

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...

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

On Friday, I went down to the Convention Center to represent Pirates Prospects at Piratefest 2011. The goal was to take in the general...

Coonelly: Ohlendorf, Hanrahan will be tendered

From Frank Coonelly's chat this afternoon:

Heyman: Pirates hire Hurdle

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

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 itself, is a testament to why Neal Huntington chose him to lead this team.

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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