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Clueless GM(whats new?)

 

From the PG today



From the PG today

The Pirates might have a difficult time signing star center fielder Andrew McCutchen to a long-term deal.

General manager Neal Huntington said Sunday that reaching such an agreement would require "compromise."

"There will be situations in the past, present and future where we are not able to find the common ground," Huntington said when asked about McCutchen's future with the Pirates.



Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11234/1169007-63-0.stm?cmpid=pirates.xml#ixzz1Wd7FJspy

This is the mindset with the FO. A player like this will need to be paid what his performance and the market dictates, not some Pirate FO budget or hometown discount. You either pay the going rate or trade away the player if you feel it will be  too costly.

This kind of thinking is the reason the Pirates suck...its baseball on the cheap!

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