Tag: Payroll

Breaking Down the Pirates’ 2019 Year-End Payroll

With the season behind us, it’s finally time to look at where the payroll ended up for 2019. I’ve been tracking it since Day 1...

An Early Look at an Estimated 2020 Payroll

Once any realistic hopes are gone for playoff contention, there’s not much left to look forward to in sports, especially if a team falls...

A History of Pirates’ Payroll Change at the Trade Deadline

Leading up to the Trade Deadline, the hope of many fans wanting to see the Pirates buying from just a few weeks ago had...

Injury Impact to the Pirates’ Payroll

It’s no secret—injuries have significantly derailed the Pirates’ season. Many weren’t overly hopeful about the team’s chances this year, but many predicted at least...

Neal Huntington Discusses Spending Extra Payroll, Intent to Add at the...

PITTSBURGH - As I calculate it, the Pirates have a current projected payroll of a little over $96 M. That figure removes money from...

First Pitch: How Much Did the Pirates’ Payroll Increase in 2014?

Today I updated the 2014 40-man roster and payroll page, adding all of the moves from the September call-ups. Typically, these are the final...

First Pitch: The Only Thing About TV Revenue That Matters

The controversy surrounding the Pittsburgh Pirates' local TV deal is a strange one. The Pirates are considered a small market team, or low revenue...

First Pitch: How Long Will Pedro Alvarez Be a Pittsburgh Pirate?

Today I recapped the third base position, which was mostly a recap of how Pedro Alvarez did in 2013 and how there are no...

First Pitch: 40-Man Roster Updates and Wandy Rodriguez Thoughts

At the start of the off-season, I decided to only do First Pitch on Monday-Thursday, unless there's big news over the weekend. There just...

Defining Large, Mid, and Small Markets

Oftentimes you'll hear that Team X is a Large Market team or that Team Y is a Small Market Team.  But aside from knowing...

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The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

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...