FRANK COONELLY RUMORS

Pirates rumors: Clint Hurdle receives three year extension

Pittsburgh Pirates President Frank Coonelly announced Saturday afternoon that both Manager Clint Hurdle and General Manager Neal Huntington have received three-year extensions with a club options for the 2018 season. The two managers have led the Pirates through one of the most impressive turn-arounds in recent MLB history.The Pirates front office which includes Coonelly and and...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ownership cheapness explained in pictures

Follow me on Twitter @jim_krug Some visual aides to help fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates come to terms with an utterly disheartening offseason… You might not know Pirates’ Inside Sales Representative Kyle G., but I do.  I know Kyle well.  Ever since I bought two Wild Card game tickets in October, Kyle has been e-mailing me once or twice a month to tell me about all of the GREAT...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank Coonelly tells Jerry Crasnick the Pirates have 'turned the page' on AJ Burnett

ESPN's Jerry Crasnick talked to Frank Coonelly about AJ Burnett today and Coonelly said what I think a lot of us have been suspecting for a while; the Pirates don't expect AJ Burnett to return to them in 2014, though it sounds to me like they honestly have no idea exactly what his plans are. Here's the key quote:  "We'd love to have A.J. back, but right...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates TV Revenue Might Be $35-40 Million

Recently, Pittsburgh Pirates President Frank Coonelly made a startling (perhaps by mistake) revelation about the Pittsburgh Pirates TV revenue.  It is commonly held belief that the Pirates rake in around $18-20 MM in TV revenue.  Coonelly suggested at a recent PiratesFest Q&A that the Pirates TV revenue is significantly higher than previously believed. ”Our TV contract places...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Frank Coonelly: Pirates Plan Payroll Increase, Ticket “Price Adjustments”

Not surprisingly, the price to see a game at PNC Park is expected to go up next year. (Photo Credit: David Hague) The Pirates plan to increase their Major League payroll next season, team president Frank Coonelly told Pirates Prospects. The team has raised overall salary for its MLB players by about $9 million per year each of the last three years, according to a “strategic plan”...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Frank Coonelly: Replay System May Not Increase Game Length

Team President Frank Coonelly does not agree that MLB’s new challenge system will make games longer. Major League Baseball’s planned challenge system for controversial calls will not necessarily make games longer, according to Pirates president Frank Coonelly. Cutting down long-winded arguments between managers and umpires is part and parcel to the replay system MLB unveiled...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Reviewing Neal Huntington’s drafts- 2012, part 1

    Read the previous installments in this 6-part series for 2011, 2010, 2009, and 2008. Before disussing the 2012 draft, it’s essential to recap the forces at work that led to the 2012 draft being the first under the new draft cap sanctions imposed by Major League Baseball. Bud’s man; Image credit daylife.com 1.  Prior to the Pirates hiring Frank Coonelly as President, he...
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January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Who is to blame? Part 2 of 3.

Read Part 1 of the series right here. Last time, we examined the good and bad of Pittsburgh Pirates’ owner Bob Nutting, President Frank Coonelly, and General Manager Neal Huntington.  Here, we’ll take a look at the positives and negatives of some of the Pirates’ other decision makers. Clint Hurdle, Manager Hurdle; Image credit carpetbaggery The Good:  Hurdle was a well-respected...
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December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Plucking the Appel of the Draft

Follow me on Twitter @jim_krug      (opening image credit, Baltimore Sun) A quick, numbered rundown of the opening day of MLB’s June Amateur Draft… 1.  The Pittsburgh Pirates had to be absolutely elated when the projected #1 overall pick on most draft boards- Stanford RHP Mark Appel- dropped the whole way to the Bucco’s spot at #8, a fall potentially rooted in Major League...
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June 05, 2012  |  1 Comment

Pirates President Frank Coonelly Charged With DUI

According to Dejan Kovacevic, Pittsburgh Pirates president Frank Coonelly was charged with a DUI on December 22nd. Coonelly had a blood-alcohol content of .16, which is higher than the Pennsylvania legal limit of .08. Pennsylvania has a tiered system for DUI charges. A blood-alcohol content of .16 or higher is the fourth of four tiers. A first time offense in that range draws a fine...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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