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Monday, September 21, 2015

How the success of the Pittsburgh Pirates can be a model for the Rockies - The Denver Post

The Rockies might not be able to follow the Pirates exact path. Coors Field presents its own unique problems.

Jim Furtado Posted: September 21, 2015 at 05:55 AM | 23 comment(s)
  Beats: clint hurdle, general managers, pirates, rockies

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Pirates notebook: Kang’s injury prompts Hurdle to suggest re-examining slide rules | TribLIVE

Jung Ho Kang was injured because he didn’t clear the bag properly.

“By definition, they are legal slides (at second). Is there a way we can change the definition of a legal slide to possibly ensure better safety?” Hurdle said. “We always want to try to find a way to ensure safety to the best of our abilities without taking away from the game. I think we’ve been able to do that at home plate. The amended rule to home plate (collisions) has turned out to be excellent for the game. Those crashes at home plate have gone away.
“(Garagiola) was great in saying, ‘If we were going to write a rule today, what would be some of the thoughts you would have? … It’s a starting point that I know will have traction and momentum moving forward.”

Jim Furtado Posted: September 19, 2015 at 08:17 AM | 42 comment(s)
  Beats: clint hurdle, jung ho kang, pirates

Monday, September 07, 2015

Column: Maybe Clint Hurdle of Pittsburgh Pirates isn’t an idiot

Dejan Kovacevic likes him; he really likes him.

Jim Furtado Posted: September 07, 2015 at 07:04 AM | 11 comment(s)
  Beats: clint hurdle, managers, pirates



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