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Starkey & Mueller

Starkey & Mueller

What do you get when you combine a longtime local sports writer (Joe Starkey) with a brash young talk-show host (Chris Mueller)? You get Starkey and Mueller. Listen weekdays 2p-6p on 93.7 the Fan.
  • Friday, July 3rd
  • Starkey and Mueller: Dan Zangrilli 7-3

    Dan joined Joe from the ballpark and they talk about the latest news involving the Pirates as they prepare to start the final homestand before the all star break against the Indians
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Broadcaster Bob Walk 7-3

    Bob joined Joe to discuss the Pirates Road trip, preview the upcoming homestand and about the beanball game against the Tigers with Cole and Verlander
  • Starkey and Mueller: Boston Globe Columnist Kevin Paul Dupont 7-3

    Kevin joined Joe and they discussed the Phil Kessel acquisition and what type of player the Penguins are getting
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Catcher Francisco Cervelli 7-3

    Joe caught up with Pirates Catcher Francicco Cervelli and they talk about his career and his life growing up.
  • Starkey and Mueller: Former Penguins Forward Colby Armstrong 7-3

    Colby talks with Joe and Trib Pens Beat Writer Jonathan Bombulie about Phil Kessel and what he will bring to the Penguins next season
  • Wednesday, July 1st
  • Starkey and Mueller: Gorkys Horrible Base Running

    Starkey and Mueller react to the terrible base runninig of Gorkys Hernandez that almost cost the Pirates a win against the Detroit Tigers. Keywords: Pirates, Gorkys Hernandez
  • Starkey and Mueller: Predicting The Pens 2nd, 3rd and 4th Lines

    Following the trade for Phil Kessel, Starkey and Mueller predict what the Pens 2nd, 3rd and 4th lines may look like next year. Keywords: Penguins, Phil Kessel
  • Starkey and Mueller: Predicting The Pens Top Line

    Starkey and Mueller predict what they think the Pens top line will look like following the Phil Kessel trade. Keywords: Penguins, Phil Kessel
  • Starkey and Mueller: Does The Kessel Trade Trump The Saad Trade?

    Starkey and Mueller talk about how the Kessel trade alters the power structure of the eastern conference. Keywords: Penguins, Phil Kessel, Maple Leafs, Brandon Saad
  • Starkey and Mueller: Leafs Writer Mike Zeisberger On Kessel

    Mike Zeisberger gives us an inside look at Phil Kessel and says he could win the Richard next year. Keywords: Penguins, Phil Kessel, Maple Leafs
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment (Kessel Reaction)

    Starkey and Mueller open the show reacting to the Pens trade for Maple Leafs winger Phil Kessel. Keywords: Penguins, Phil Kessel, Maple Leafs
  • Tuesday, June 30th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Reaction To Brandon Saad Trade

    Starkey and Mueller react to the Blue Jackets trading for Brandon Saad and what that means for the Penguins. Keywords: Brandon Saad, Blackhawks, Blue Jackets
  • Starkey and Mueller: Should Polanco Still Be Hitting Leadoff?

    Starkey and Mueller are stunned that Gregory Polanco is back in the leadoff spot tonight and give their thoughts on what they'd do with the struggling youngster. Keywords: Pirates, Gregory Polanco
  • Starkey and Mueller: USA Today NHL Writer Kevin Allen

    Kevin Allen talks about the players the Pens could be targeting, the cost to get them, and one player he thinks would make a lot of sense. Keywords: Penguins, Phil Kessel, TJ Oshie, Martin St. Louis
  • Starkey and Mueller: The Football Fix

    We talk about Brett Favre saying he could still play today, Terrelle Pryor working at WR and all of today's NFL news. Keywords: NFL
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates SS Jordy Mercer

    Jordy Mercer talks with Joe Starkey about breaking out of his early season slump for the second season in a row. Keywords: Pirates, Jordy Mercer
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey and Mueller open the show comparing Gerrit Cole to a younger Justin Verlander. Keywords: Pirates, Gerrit Cole, Justin Verlander
  • Monday, June 29th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pitt Head Coach Jamie Dixon

    Jamie Dixon talks about his teams offseason workouts, how much he enjoys recruiting and how closely he was following the NBA Finals. Keywords: Jamie Dixon, Pitt Hoops
  • Starkey and Mueller: Do You Want Pens To Re-Sign Gonchar And Kennedy?

    Starkey and Mueller discuss the rumors surrounding the Pens and free agents Sergei Gonchar and Tyler Kennedy and if they'd want the team to bring them back. Keywords: Penguins, Sergei Gonchar, Tyler Kennedy
  • Starkey and Mueller: Trib Sports Columnist Rob Rossi

    Rob Rossi tells us why it's a good thing it was a quiet weekend for the Pens and how the Pirates should go about protecting Andrew McCutchen. Keywords: Pirates, Penguins
  • Starkey and Mueller: Crazy McCutchen Retaliation Callers

    We hear some over the top ideas from our callers for what they think McCutchen and his teammates should do to protect the teams star when he gets beaned. Keywords: Pirates, Andrew McCutchen
  • Starkey and Mueller: Bucco Breakdown

    Starkey and Mueller give a complete recap of the PIrates 2-1 series win over the Atlanta Braves this weekend. Keywords: Pirates, Braves
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey and Mueller open the show talking about McCutchen geting hit again and why Jose Tabata was DFA'ed. Keywords: Andrew McCutchen, Jose Tabata
  • Friday, June 26th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Broadcaster Steve Blass

    Steve Blass joins the guys to talk about getting back on a winning streak after the Reds series and what he thought of Max Scherzer's no-hitter. Keywords: Pirates, Steve Blass
  • Starkey and Mueller: Friday Draft

    Starkey and Mueller draft wiffle ball teams made up of only Pittsburgh sports personalities.
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pitt Looking To Renew Football Rivalries

    Starkey and Mueller talk about Pitt's new AD looking to renew old rivalries on a more permanent basis. Keywords:
  • Starkey and Mueller: Football Fix

    In our Football Fix, we talk about Emmanuel Sanders saying the Patriots don't deserve to be Super Bowl champs and much more. Keywords: Emmanuel Sanders, Patriots
  • Starkey and Mueller: Bucco Breakdown

    We give a complete recap of the Pirates extra-innings loss at the hands of the Reds last night. Keywords: Pirates, Reds
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey and Mueller open the show talking about what we learned from the Pirates in their rough loss last night. Keywords: Pirates, Reds
  • Thursday, June 25th
  • Starkey and Mueller: USA Today MLB Writer Bob Nightengale

    Bob Nightengale joins the show to talk about the Pirates pulling for AJ Burnett to make his first all-star game and which trades he thinks makes sense for the Pirates. Keywords: Pirates, AJ Burnett, Cole Hamels
  • Starkey and Mueller: Swirling Trade Rumors

    Starkey and Mueller discuss the trade rumors surrounding the Pirates and Penguins and which players they'd be willing to move. Keywords: Pirates, Gregory Polanco, Penguins
  • Starkey and Mueller: Joe Starkey's Magic Water

    We discuss the special water Joe brought with him today that he says is different than regular water.
  • Starkey and Mueller: The Football Fix

    Starkey and Mueller discuss Ben Roethlisberger's take on Le'Veon Bell's suspension appeal and the Broncos dangling Peyton Manning in trades. Keywords: Peyton Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell
  • Starkey and Mueller: Bucco Breakdown

    We give a complete recap of the Pirates Wednesday night loss at the hands of the Reds. Keywords: Pirates, Reds
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey and Mueller open the show talking about Gerrit Cole's bad start last night and how the Reds have the Pirates number this year. Keywords: Pirates, Reds, Gerrit Cole
  • Wednesday, June 24th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Third Baseman Josh Harrison

    Joe Starkey chats with Josh Harrison about the Pirates deserving bids to the All-Star game, his youth baseball camp and much more. Keywords: Josh Harrison, Pirates, All-Stars
  • Starkey and Mueller: The Quiz Show

    Joe Starkey looks to close the lead Chris Mueller has opened against him in The Quiz Show
  • Starkey and Mueller: Is Mark Melancon An All-Star?

    Starkey and Mueller talk about whether or not Mark Melancon is an all-star this year. Keywords: Pirates, Mark Melancon, All-Star
  • Starkey and Mueller:Should Scherzer Or Cole Start The All-Star Game?

    Starkey and Mueller talk about whether or not Gerrit Cole can overtake Max Scherzer as the odds on favorite to start for the National League in the All-Star game. Keywords: Pirates, Gerrit Cole, Max Scherzer
  • Starkey and Mueller: Bucco Breakdown

    Starkey and Mueller give a complete recap of the Pirates series opening victory over the Reds. Keywords: Pirates, Reds
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey and Mueller talk about the good, the bad and the ugly of the Pirates 7-6 victory over the Reds. Keywords: Pirates, Reds
  • Tuesday, June 23rd
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pens Beat Writer Jonathan Bombulie On Kunitz And Dupuis Futures

    Trib Pens beat writer Jonathan Bombulie talks about the future roles for Kunitz and Dupuis and how the Pens need to ge younger. Keywords: Penguins, Chris Kunitz, Pascal Dupuis
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pens Beat Writer Jonathan Bombulie On Trusting Jim Rutherford

    Pens beat writer Jonathan Bombulie tells us whether or not he trusts Jim Rutherford to shape the franchise the right way in the coming weeks. Keywords: Penguins
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pens Beat Writer Jonathan Bombulie On What He'd Trade

    Trib Pens beat writer Jonathan Bombulie tells us which pieces he'd be willing to part with in trades this offseason. Keywords: Penguins
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pens Beat Writer Jonathan Bombulie On Patrick Sharp Trade Rumors

    Jonathan Bombulie tells us about the Blackhawks ridiculous asking price for Patrick Sharp and if the Pens have a chance to land him. Keywords: Penguins, Blackhawks, Patrick Sharp
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pens Beat Writer Jonathan Bombulie On Pens Improving Top 6

    Trib Pens beat writer Jonathan Bombulie talks with Starkey about how the Pens should go about improving their top six forwards. Keywords: Penguins
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey opens the show talking about another tribute to Joe Paterno and how his legacy should really be viewed now. Keywords: Joe Paterno, Penn State
  • Monday, June 22nd
  • Starkey and Mueller: Trib Pens Beat Writer Jason Mackey

    Jason Mackey tells us about the latest trade rumors he's hearing about the Pens. Keywords: Pens, Trade Rumors
  • Starkey and Mueller: Are You Concerned Over The Pirates Offense?

    Starkey and Mueller talk about the bad Pirates bats and what, if anything, can be done to fix them. Keywords: Pirates
  • Starkey and Mueller: Trib Sports Columnist Rob Rossi

    Rob Rossi talks about the big week coming up for the Pens, Tabata breaking up the perfect game and this past weekends Rolling Stones concert. Keywords: Pirates, Penguins
  • Starkey and Mueller: Bucco Breakdown

    We give a complete recap of the Nationals sweep over the Piraets in Bucco Breakdown. Keywords: Pirates, Nationals
  • Starkey and Mueller: Were You Rooting Against The Pirates?

    Starkey and Mueller talk about whether or not they'd root against their team to see a perfect game. Keywords: Pirates, Nationals, Perfect Game
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    We open the show talking about Jose Tabata breaking up Max Scherzer's perfect game and if we had any problem with the way he did it. Keywords: Pirates, Nationals, Scherzer, Tabata
  • Thursday, June 18th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Fox Sports Baseball Writer Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer talks about the Pirates hot streak, Gerrit Cole's Cy Young candidacy, the Cardinals hacking and the lack of attention given to A-Rod closing in on his 3,000th hit. Keywords: Rob Neyer, Pirates, Gerrit Cole, Cardinals
  • Starkey and Mueller: Why Aren't People Talking About A-Rod's 3,000 Hits?

    With A-Rod 3 hits away from his 3,000th, Mueller wonders why we aren't talking more about it. Keywords: Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees
  • Starkey and Mueller: Is Neal Huntington A GM of The Year Candidate?

    Mueller talks about how Neal Huntington is one of the best GM's in the league and should be recognized as such. Keywords: Neal Huntington, Pirates
  • Starkey and Mueller: Is Tiger Woods Still Must See TV?

    Muller talks about whether or not he's drawn to watch Tiger Woods this week in the US Open. Keywords: Tiger Woods, PGA Tour, US Open
  • Starkey and Mueller: Where's Your Faith In Mark Melancon?

    With Melancon saving games left and right, Mueller wonders if fans are sold on him as the teams closer after a rough start. Keywords: Pirates, Mark Melancon
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Mueller opens the show. talking about a good start by Jeff Locke last night and if he's locked up the number five spot in the rotation Keywords: Pirates, Jeff Locke
  • Wednesday, June 17th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Possible Changes To The All-Star Game

    Rob Manfred said he'd be open to changes to the All-Star game and Mueller has an idea to fix the voting. Keywords: MLB All-Star Game, Rob Manfred