01 Mar 2014

Be Like the Braves

For most of the last two decades, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves have shared little more than a time zone. Now that the Pirates have placed themselves back among the National League’s better half, their paths don’t seem so divergent. Each team has seen...
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13 Feb 2014

A.J. Burnett and the Value of Asset Management

It’s been a mighty quiet offseason for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Charlie Morton’s three-year contract extension stands as the team’s biggest move. Pitcher Edinson Volquez is the team’s richest free agent signing of the year at $5 million. Outside of that,...
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22 Aug 2011

Pirates Management Discovering Spending Touch

The Pirates have spent over $30 million on the Jose Tabata extension and 2011 draft class, and signs point to an upcoming Neil Walker extension. The Pirates renaissance may finally be underway. By James Conley
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