PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have fired manager Clint Hurdle.
The announcement came Sunday in a press released posted on the Pirates’ Twitter account.
Hurdle has been the Pirates’ manager since 2011. During his tenure, the team made the playoffs from 2013-2015, but have not made the playoffs since then.
According to Ken Rosenthal, a writer for The Athletic, the Pirates will retain general manager Neal Huntington.