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2012 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Pittsburgh,PA
Team Record:  79-83   .488
Result:   4th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Clint Hurdle
General Manager:   Neal Huntington
Stadium:  PNC Park
Attendance:  2,091,918
Payroll:  $63,431,999
Playoffs:  -

Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Hisanori Takahashi (37)
Youngest Player:  Starling Marte (23)
Longest Tenure:  Jeff Karstens, Evan Meek (5)
Top Hitter:  Andrew McCutchen (2)
Top Pitcher:  A.J. Burnett (17)
Top Draft Pick:  Mark Appel (#8)

Roster Continuity:  60.60%
Top Prospect:   Gerrit Cole
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cincinnati9765.599--
St. Louis8874.5439.0
Milwaukee8379.51214.0
Pittsburgh7983.48818.0
Chi Cubs61101.37736.0
Houston55107.34042.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Pedro AlvarezPittsburgh Pirates200920124$ 6,355,000$ 1.59mClub options for 2013 and 2014
Rod BarajasPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 4,000,000 Club option for 2013
Clint BarmesPittsburgh Pirates201220132$ 10,500,000$ 5.25m
Erik BedardPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 4,500,000 
A.J. BurnettNew York Yankees200920135$ 82,500,000$ 16.50m
Jeff ClementPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 414,000 Minor league contract
Kevin CorreiaPittsburgh Pirates201120122$ 8,000,000$ 4.00m$2m signing bonus
Juan CruzPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 414,000 Minor league contract
Chase D'arnaudPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 480,000 
Jason GrilliPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 1,100,000 Avoided arbitration
Matt HaguePittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 480,000 
Joel HanrahanPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 4,100,000 Avoided arbitration
Josh HarrisonPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 484,000 
Gorkys HernandezPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 480,000 
Jared HughesPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 481,000 
Jeff KarstensPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 3,100,000 Avoided arbitration
Chris LerouxPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 486,000 
Brad LincolnPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 480,000 
Jeff LockePittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 480,000 
Starling MartePittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 480,000 
Andrew McCutchenPittsburgh Pirates201220176$ 51,500,000$ 8.58mClub option for 2018.
Andrew McCutchenPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 708,333 
Daniel McCutchenPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 480,000 
James McDonaldPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 502,500 
Casey McGeheePittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 2,537,500 
Michael McKenryPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 485,000 
Nate McLouthPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 1,750,000 
Kyle McPhersonPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 480,000 
Evan MeekPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 875,000 Avoided arbitration
Jordy MercerPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 480,000 
Bryan MorrisPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 480,000 
Charlie MortonPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 2,445,000 Avoided arbitration
Yamaico NavarroPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 483,000 
Alex PresleyPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 484,000 
Chad QuallsPhiladelphia Phillies201220121$ 1,150,000 
Chris ResopPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 850,000 
Wandy RodriguezHouston Astros201120133$ 34,000,000$ 11.33mAvoided arbitration. $1.5m signing bonus. Club option for 2014
Doug SlatenPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 414,000 Minor league contract
Drew SuttonAtlanta Braves201220121$ 414,000 Minor league contract
Jose TabataPittsburgh Pirates201120166$ 15,000,000$ 2.50mClub options for 2017-2019
Hisanori TakahashiLos Angeles Angels201120122$ 8,000,000$ 4.00m
Rick Vanden HurkToronto Blue Jays201220121$ 480,000 
Neil WalkerPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 500,000 
Tony WatsonPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 484,000 
Justin WilsonPittsburgh Pirates201220121$ 480,000 



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