Posts tagged Neal Huntington

Pirates make bold move to get Morneau

By | August 31, 2013 5:45 pm | 0 Comments


The July 31 trade deadline came and went with no moves by the Pittsburgh Pirates. What a difference a month can make. With the team tied for first place with the St. Louis Cardinals, the Pirates made their second big move of the week, acquiring first baseman Justin Morneau from the Minnesota Twins for outfielder… View Article

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Liriano, Pirates still haven’t come to terms

By | February 2, 2013 12:31 am | 0 Comments


How many times have the Pittsburgh Pirates signed Francisco Liriano this season? Too many for my taste. And it seems like the ongoing saga could drag into spring training. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review is reporting that general manager Neal Huntington is non-commital about signing the pitcher before spring training begins. Liriano broke his non-throwing arm (right)… View Article

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Pirates sticking with top brass

By | September 26, 2012 6:33 pm | 0 Comments


Apparently the Pittsburgh Pirates are happy with the way things are going. According to team president Frank Coonelly, the Pirates will be sticking with general manager Neal Huntington, manager Clint Hurdle, and assistant general managers Kyle Stark and Greg Smith. Here’s the text of Coonelly’s statement: For the second consecutive year, we put ourselves in… View Article

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Pirates get their power hitter in Travis Snider

By | July 31, 2012 12:08 pm | 0 Comments


Going into today’s trade deadline, the need for the Pittsburgh Pirates was obvious: get a power hitter. They did that with the acquisition of outfielder Travis Snider from the Blue Jays. In exchange for Snider, the Pirates send Toronto pitcher Brad Lincoln. “We think Travis will fit in well with us in right (field),” Pirates… View Article

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Hey, Neal, you need to get the Bucs a bat

By | July 28, 2012 9:30 pm | 0 Comments


Are the Pittsburgh Pirates buyers before Tuesday’s trade deadline? Ask general manager Neal Huntington, and the answer might not seem obvious. Here’s what he told “So it’s nice that we don’t have to go get someone specific; we can pick what we want to get, and if the acquisition cost is exorbitantly high, we… View Article

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Neal Huntington said what?

By | December 3, 2011 10:16 pm | Comments Off


Everyone knows the Pittsburgh Pirates have holes to fill. It appears everyone except general manager Neal Huntington, especially with that gaping hole at first base. Here’s what he told about their need at first base: “We do have some internal options, so it’s not like we are desperate and have to overpay a free… View Article

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