He has been an instrumental reason for the success the Pirates organization has had over the course of his
tenure with the ballclub.
Jeff has put forth as much sweat-equity and hard work into the game of baseball as any man I have had the
privilege of working with."
from General Manager Neal Huntington --
"On behalf of the Pirates organization, we want thank Jeff for his long-standing impact and dedication. His
leadership, character, work ethic, knowledge of the game, energy and passion made us better every day he
was a Pirate. We wish Jeff and his family nothing but success with the Texas Rangers."