Tag: Neal Huntington

Chris Archer and the Right Time to Grade a Trade

Worst trade of the Neal Huntington era? Worst trade in Pittsburgh Pirates’ history? Worst trade in Pittsburgh sports history? Worst trade since the Louisiana...

Words are Nice, but New Pirates’ Front Office Must Follow with...

“We’re in the Endgame now.” For those who may not remember, or have no idea what I’m referencing, these words were uttered by Dr. Strange...

Nutting Promises Changes to Pirates’ Business Model in Addition to Personnel

PITTSBURGH — One of the hallmarks of Neal Huntington’s tenure as Pittsburgh Pirates general manager was the persistent notion that the club could be...

Pirates Name Travis Williams Team President; More on the Huntington Move

The Pittsburgh Pirates put out two press releases this morning, announcing the hiring of Travis Williams as the new team president, as well as...

Pirates’ Prospects and the Peter Principle

For anyone who has ever worked in any kind of professional setting, we all have seen it—an employee who is in way over their...

Where Do Revenue Sharing Funds Go?

As one of the slowest times on the sports calendar, the Major League Baseball All-Star break brings about a lull that often leads to...

Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for...

How Much Payroll Can the Pirates Trade Away?

Well, as Ron Burgundy might say, “That escalated quickly.” This wasn’t a topic I anticipated visiting quite this early, but after the entire pitching staff’s...

Gajtka: Pirates Awaiting Breakthrough, But Still Back From The Dead

The Pirates are probably not making the playoffs this year. You could probably determine that on your own, even after a welcomed series win in...

Pirates GM Neal Huntington on Trade Deadline Moves

PITTSBURGH -- Pirates general manager Neal Huntington spoke with the Pittsburgh media following his trade deadline acquisitions of right-handed starter Chris Archer from the...

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Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...