Owner expects Pirates to contend
BRADENTON, Fla. -- Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting looked over the $10 million renovation of McKechnie Field -- the team's spring training home -- and took a moment to marvel at how far the franchise has come since he took over five years ago.
"Our progress in Bradenton really reflects where we're at as an organization," Nutting said during a sneak preview of the facility's facelift, which will officially be unveiled in an intrasquad game on Friday.
It took contractors four months ...
Read full story