The good news is this is something we caught earlyPirates put closer on the disabled list Jul 02, 2008
It was something that we anticipated having to get done at the end of the season that flared up moreFreddy Sanchez has right shoulder surgery Sep 28, 2007
We are pleased to add a quality veteran player like Derrek Lee to our ball clubDerrek Lee goes from Orioles to Pirates Jul 31, 2011
Akinori Iwamura brings to the Pittsburgh Pirates solid attributes offensively, defensively, on the base paths and in the club house. He is a good athlete with above-average speed and is a tough out with a solid career on-base percentagePirates acquire Iwamura from Tampa Bay Nov 03, 2009
Neal Huntington (born 1969) is the 12th person to serve as General Manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball organization. He was named to the position on September 25, 2007 by new Pirates President Frank Coonelly.
A native of Amherst, New Hampshire, Huntington is a graduate of Milford A.R.E.A. Senior High and Amherst College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in psychology in 1991. At Amherst, Huntington played baseball for four years; he was named a Division III second-team All-American first baseman and first-team All New England first baseman after his senior season. He earned a Master's Degree in sport management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Huntington spent 16 seasons in professional baseball prior to joining the Pirates. He became assistant director of player development with the Montreal Expos in 1995. He later moved to the Cleveland Indians, for whom he was employed for 10 seasons, serving first as the assistant director of Minor League operations before becoming director of player development (in 1998), assistant general manager (2002-2004), and finally special assistant to the general manager (2006-2007).