Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/23/14
The Pittsburgh Pirates will not be making any changes at the upper levels of the front office despite a second straight late season collapse. Pirates president Frank Coonelly said Wednesday that general manager Neal Huntington and assistant GMs Kyle Stark and Greg Smith will return for the 2013 season. Manager Clint Hurdle will also return. Huntington has two years remaining on a three-year contract extension he signed last September that also includes a club option for 2015. Hurdle will enter the final season of the three-year contract he received when he was hired as manager in September 2010, unless the Pirates extend his deal in the offseason. The Pirates have gone 6-18 in September. They are also 13-32 since moving a season-high 16 games over .500 at 63-47 on Aug. 8. The Pirates have gone 33-73 during August and September the last two seasons. The Pirates were eliminated from playoff contention with their 6-0 loss to the Mets at New York on Wednesday night. With a 76-...
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