Pirates Announce Extensions For Neal Huntington, Clint Hurdle


The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced matching, four-year extensions for both General Manager Neal Huntington and manager Clint Hurdle.

Both Huntington and Hurdle, which was announced on Monday, will remain under contract with the club until 2021.

“I am extremely pleased to be able to announce that Neal and Clint will continue to be Pirates for at least the next four years. Both men are selfless leaders who have made us a far stronger organization, both on and off the field,” Pirates president Frank Coonelly said in a statement.

“Neal and Clint have embraced the challenge of building a winner in Pittsburgh and have been critical to the success that we have had here to date. We have much work to do to reach the heights that our fans deserve. I am excited to continue to work with Neal and Clint to help bring a World Series championship back to Pittsburgh.”