Pirates manager Clint Hurdle joined “The Fan Morning Show” Thursday to put a wrap on the Bucs’ 2014 season and to look ahead the team’s future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the first edition of the “Pirates Hot Stove Report,” Colin Dunlap takes a look at some of the more pressing offseason issues the team will have to address.
Bob Pompeani talked about the Pirates offseason with John Perrotto of USA Today.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) – Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday for the final 2014 edition of his weekly spot with the guys.
John Smoltz joins “The Fan Morning Show” to look back and the season and ahead to the offseason
Looking back at it, the 2-year, $17 million contract the Pirates signed Catcher Russell Martin to back in 2013 was an absolute steal. You can expect that this offseason, it will take much more than than to retain one of the most important pieces of this team.
Pirates catcher Russell Martin said he intends to be in the lineup for Wednesday’s National League wildcard game against the Giants at PNC Park. He missed the final two games of the regular season after he appeared to aggravate his injured hamstring on Friday.
With the Pirates and Russell Martin, it really might come down to the effort and not the result. If the effort is made — a fair and honest effort by the Pirates — I don’t […]