Tag: Joel Hanrahan

Joel Hanrahan’s Transition From MLB All-Star to Rookie League Pitching Coach

BRISTOL, Va. - It is neither uncommon nor surprising that most minor league coaching staffs include one or more former major leaguers, ranging from...

Williams: How Soon Before Free Agency Do the Pirates Normally Trade...

Small market teams have to deal with harsh realities sometimes. One of the biggest of those harsh realities is that they won't be able...

Joel Hanrahan Returns to Pirates as Coach in Morgantown

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Wednesday morning that former closer Joel Hanrahan has been hired as an assistant pitching coach for Morgantown. Hanrahan played...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Season Recap: The Bullpen

If there was any doubt that Neal Huntington can build a bullpen, then the 2013 season should have erased that doubt. Last off-season, Huntington...

P3 Episode 19: Catching Up With Rocco DeMaro

Episode 19 of The Pirates Prospects Podcast can be downloaded or streamed below. It has been a few weeks since our last podcast. We...

The More Things Stay the Same, the More They Change

A little under a year ago, things weren’t exactly looking up for Neal Huntington and the Pirates’ front office. The team had improved significantly...

First Pitch: Is the “Proven Closer” Era Over?

This morning Mike Petriello of ESPN Insider wrote an article about how the closer myth is dying. Petriello pointed out that a lot of...

Red Sox Knew Joel Hanrahan Was an Injury Risk

  Per MLBTR, Buster Olney was on the Mut & Merloni radio show in Boston, and spoke during the interview about the Joel Hanrahan trade....

First Pitch: Hanrahan a Recent Example of Why You Sell High...

Back when the Joel Hanrahan trade happened, there were a lot of complaints that the Pittsburgh Pirates didn't get enough in return and should...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Season Preview: 21 Questions to Answer

It's Opening Day, those two sweet words marking an event beloved by fans of all 30 teams. No more frivolous exhibition games or exaggerated...
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