Found November 06, 2012 on Raise the Jolly Roger!:
Well, it shouldn’t surprise you one bit that this news just so happened to break on the one day people are least likely to think about sports. Bob Nutting met with the media on Tuesday and announced that nobody in the Pirates’ front office will be fired, but also said that the much-discussed military-style training drills in the Bucs’ minor league system will come to an end. I’ve stayed mostly silent on this topic lately, mostly just waiting to see what Nutting would do. The first result does not surprise me one bit; we already speculated that Neal Huntington would not be fired, and Huntington has expressed his confidence in everyone below him. There are plenty of good arguments for and against Neal Huntington keeping his job, and both of them are pretty valid. He has undoubtedly improved the state of the organization and the major league club quite a bit over the last few years, and has also undoubtedly made plenty of mis-steps along the way that have prevented him from getting the...
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