A few excerpts from Russell Martin’s press conference this afternoon at PNC Park.
Karstens is cut to make room for Russell Martin.
The contract is expected to be finalized Friday, when Martin will be in town for a physical.
More details on the Pirates’ 2013 spring training schedule.
The Pirates are spending more $$ on scouts.
Then again, $22 million also is probably a big overpay for Russell Martin. But the Pirates can’t be picky, given their situation.
President Frank Coonelly says 2 million needs to be starting point for attendance every season.
Should the Pirates overpay for free agent to fill a glaring hole in their lineup?
The Pirates acquire two pitchers and a first baseman.
The Pirates released details for their annual winter caravan.