PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle will be back next season.
In an interview with The Athletic’s Stephen J. Nesbitt, Hurdle said he received assurance from the Pirates that he will be back as manager next season.
Exclusive: Clint Hurdle has been informed he’ll be back as #Pirates manager next season. I spoke with him about it before today's game. "I’d love to win a World Series ring before I no longer am in uniform. That hourglass has been flipped over. I’m 62.”https://t.co/tWZNGhNNkZ
— Stephen J. Nesbitt (@stephenjnesbitt) September 25, 2019
It will be his 10th campaign as the team’s manager.
The Pirates have been to the playoffs three times under Hurdle.
They do not have a playoff series win with him as manager.
Pirates GM Neal Huntington issued a statement, saying:
“As we have in the past, we will publicly address any personnel decisions at the end of the season.”
Pirates GM Neal Huntington released a statement on Clint Hurdle's status as manager next season "As we have in the past, we will publicly address any personnel decisions at the end of the season." @KDKA
— Rich Walsh KDKA (@RichieWalsh) September 26, 2019
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