• Owner expects Pirates to vie for World Series

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 20, 2013
    The Pirates addressed their catching depth by signing All-Star Russell Martin. Following a $10 million renovation of historic McKechnie Field, the Pirates now have two showplaces. The goal is to be in a good spot at the trading deadline as Pittsburgh was a year ago and learn from last summer's mistakes, when the acquisitions of Gaby Sanchez and Travis Snider failed to provide a spark and the Pirates slipped from 16 games over .500 to a 79-83 finish. We're in an incredible position to take another step forward," club chairman Bob Nutting said Wednesday in Pirate City, a couple of hours after having participated in the unveiling of the dramatically improved 90-year-old ballpark where the Bucs have made their Spring Training home for 45 years.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Nutting excited about Pirates moving forward

      Following a $10 million renovation of historic McKechnie Field, the Pirates now have two showplaces. All that remains is to fill them with appropriate showpieces. "We've changed the landscape. We're in an incredible position to take another step fo…
      Source: MLB.com

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