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Cubs manager Joe Maddon reacts following the teams 6-4 win over the Pirates on Tuesday in Pittsburgh.
Manager Clint Hurdle and other Pirates players took time before their game against the Nationals to remember Jose Fernandez, the 24-year-old starting pitcher for the Miami Marlins who lost his life in a boating accident in Miami early Sunday morning.
Manager Clint Hurdle shared the dais at the 2013 Baseball Writers Association of America awards dinner with Jose Fernandez, who at the time was a 21-year-old starter for the Miami Marlins. Hurdle had won the manager of the year award; Fernandez was the rookie of the year.
Before the Pirates opened a three-game series against the Washington Nationals on Friday, manager Clint Hurdle was asked whether it was good to see Mark Melancon back at PNC Park. The best way it could play out, Hurdle replied, were if the Pirates didn’t see Melancon at all.
Phil Coke’s season was bookended by calls from New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. The first came in mid-April after Coke, bumped out of Atlanta Braves minor league spring training, joined the Lancaster Barnstormers of the independent Atlantic League.
Andrew McCutchen was a wide receiver in high school, but on Wednesday, manager Clint Hurdle compared him to the man under center.
MILWAUKEE — Sitting in a press box conference room at Great American Ball Park shortly before the first pitch of Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Reds, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington neatly summarized the team’s postseason odds.
A few days ago, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle found Josh Bell in the dugout. Seeking opportunities to remind the team to relax at times when he thought the reminders would have the most impact, he tried to emphasize the need to, as Hurdle put it, “Hold onto the fun.”
CINCINNATI — General manager Neal Huntington did not commit one way or the other Sunday on whether Ryan Vogelsong would remain in the starting rotation.
Just two days after manager Clint Hurdle vociferously argued against shutting things down for the 2016 season, the team appears to have gone the opposite direction.Second baseman Josh Harrison had his season end on Monday, as he will miss four-to-six…
More than five months ago, as the Phillies prepared to break spring training in Florida, Roman Quinn was on Matt Klentak's mind. The first-year general manager had seen almost a dozen of his organization's best prospects in camp. He had various reasons to be excited, but Klentak said there was something about Quinn - how a 5-foot-10 dynamo sprayed the outfield with hard-hit balls and zipped around the bases - that warranted special attention.
SOUTH HILLS -It felt like it was over Sunday as the long shadows of the afternoon extended across the PNC Park playing surface. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle explained he began pulling starters in the sixth inning saying chasing a seven-run deficit was akin to chasing a shadow. It feels like chasing a playoff berth for […]
Josh Harrison’s right groin injury is serious enough that it’s not a day-to-day situation, general manager Neal Huntington said Sunday.
CHICAGO — Everything about the visiting clubhouse at Wrigley Field is cramped, including the manager’s office. Only after the media had managed to shimmy their way in Wednesday night, and shut the door, did the clapping start.
Mueller: Pirates manager Hurdle's Monday feeling was off when it came to leaving Locke in to face Cubs
The Pirates are in a serious race for a playoff spot. Every win is precious. Opportunity knocked in the early moments of Tuesday morning. All Clint Hurdle had to do to greet it was open the bullpen door.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon talks about Kyle Hendricks Cy Young candidacy after another dominating performance against the Pirates on Tuesday.
CHICAGO – Kyle Hendricks began the season as the Cubs' No. 5 starter. He's on pace to finish it as the major league's ERA leader and – if manager Joe Maddon has his way – potentially with an even bigger trophy.
On the final day teams can acquire players through waiver trades and still have them eligible for the postseason roster, the Orioles began what manager Buck Showalter indicated could be a busy day by acquiring left-hander Kyle Lobstein from the Pittsburgh Pirates for Triple-A reliever Zach Phillips....
MILWAUKEE — There was some surprise among Pirates fans when manager Clint Hurdle lifted right-hander Ivan Nova for a pinch-hitter in the seventh inning Sunday. Nova had tossed six innings of one-run baseball against the Milwaukee Brewers, allowing only four base-runners.