When the Pirates won the bidding rights to Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang, many across the baseball landscape were surprised that they’d pony up over $5 million just to negotiate with the power hitter.
The Pirates offered catcher Russell Martin a $15.3 million qualifying offer on Monday, and today he is in high demand.
The biggest issue the Pirates will face this offseason is what to do with, and whether or not they can re-sign their star catcher Russell Martin. Today though, we found out the first step the Pirates will take.
“The Pirates aren’t a team that’s thought to be enamored by the rental route,” CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman says.
CBSSports.com baseball writer Jon Heyman joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday to give the guys the latest on free agent A.J. Burnett, who will reportedly play next year but is not committed to playing for the Pirates as he previously stated he would be.
CBSSports.com baseball writer Jon Heyman joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday to talk his recent column, which discusses the job security of a number of managers and general managers, including the Pirates’ Clint Hurdle and Neal Huntington.
CBSSports.com senior baseball writer Jon Heyman joined The Fan Morning Show Thursday to talk about some of the latest buzz surrounding the approaching trade deadline.
CBS Sports MLB insider Jon Heyman calls in to Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan and tells us what he knows about the reports that the Yankees could be talking about trading A.J. Burnett to the Pirates.
Jon Heyman, Senior Baseball Writer for CBS Sports joined the Fan Morning Show on Tuesday to talk all things MLB.
The Pirates are reportedly bringing back Neal Huntington to be the team’s general manager for next season.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have four more days to try to sign 2011 No. 1 pick RHP Gerrit Cole.
Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated has an update on the contract talks with the Pirates and Andrew McCutchen.