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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Pittsburgh Pirates fire general manager Neal Huntington

PITTSBURGH — Neal Huntington is out as the Pittsburgh Pirates executive vice president and general manager, the team has confirmed.

A statement from the team said he has been “relieved of his duties.”

Kevin Graves, current Pirates Assistant General Manager, will serve as Interim General Manager during the transition period, according to the team.

Will the last person associated with the 2019 Pirates please turn off the lights on your way out?

 

QLE Posted: October 29, 2019 at 12:09 AM | 17 comment(s)
  Beats: fired, general manager, neal huntington, pirates

Monday, May 27, 2019

Pirates GM asks MLB to allow re-entry after concussion tests

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates general manager Neal Huntington wants Major League Baseball to consider changing its concussion assessment system to allow for player re-entry after exiting a game for concussion testing.

Huntington offered the suggestion Sunday, a day after Pittsburgh catcher Francisco Cervelli suffered a head injury.

Cervelli was struck by the barrel of Joc Pederson’s broken bat with two outs in the fourth inning. After being assessed on the field by a trainer, he remained in the game before removing himself in the bottom of the inning after briefly stepping into the batter’s box.

I have to wonder if this is answering, in an indirect way, why the Pirates missed the opportunity they had a half-decade ago….

QLE Posted: May 27, 2019 at 06:59 AM | 14 comment(s)
  Beats: bad ideas, concussions, francisco cervelli, neal huntington, pirates

 

 

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