Russell Martin’s management team has confirmed to KDKA-TV that they have officially rejected the Pirates’ $15.3 million qualifying offer.
Reports earlier this week hinted that the Chicago Cubs had serious interest in free agent catcher Russell Martin, and now word has surfaced that the Cubs have already met with Martin and are pulling out all the stops in courting him.
A pair of Pirates won 2014 Louisville Slugger, Silver Slugger Awards Thursday night – outfielder Andrew McCutchen and second baseman Neil Walker.
In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the Pirates’ qualifying offers to Russell Martin and Francisco Liriano and which teams will be suitors for Martin’s services.
A sore spot for Pirates fans for years, third base coach Nick Leyva is part of a number of staff changes made by the team.
Harrison says he hopes Martin returns because he was a huge key to the team’s success, Harrison wins Chuck Tanner Memorial Award for his contibutions to baseball in Pittsburgh.
Two Pirates who won postseason awards in 2013 are up for the same awards.
The Pirates offered catcher Russell Martin a $15.3 million qualifying offer on Monday, and today he is in high demand.
The Pirates today offered $15.3 million qualifying offers to two of their pending free agents in catcher Russell Martin and pitcher Francisco Liriano.
Bob Pompeani talked about the Pirates offseason with Travis Sawchik of the Tribune-Review.
With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.
Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.
In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about Tony Sanchez electing to play winter ball, the increase in Pirates ticket prices and the state of the Pirates bullpen.
In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the loss of Jeff Banister and answers your questions from the mail bag.
Former Pirates coach and new Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister joined Bob Pompeani Saturday.