BREAKING: Pirates Fire Clint Hurdle

Pittsburgh Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle. (Brian Cook / Golden Sky Media)

PITTSBURGH (GSM) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have relieved manager Clint Hurdle after 9-years as the skipper. The Pirates announced on their twitter page, “Words cannot express how much respect and appreciation I have for Clint as a person and a leader.”

Hurdle’s overall record with the Pirates is 735-720-1.