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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.
  • Tuesday, May 26th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown

    Greg Brown talks with Starkey and Mueller about the Pirates winning streak, the bats heating up and Andrew McCutchen finding his groove. Keywords: Pirates, Greg Brown
  • Starkey and Mueller: Mercer Or Polanco, Who Should Be On The Bench?

    With Mercer heating up and Polanco struggling, Starkey and Mueller talk about who they would have in the lineup and who they would sit. Keywords: Pirates, Jordy Mercer, Gregory Polanco
  • Starkey and Mueller: Do You Believe Roethlisberger And Antonio Brown?

    Roethlisberger says he doesn't know anything about the PSI in his footballs and Antonio Brown says he doesn't know where the holdout comments came from. Starkey and Mueller talk about whether or not they believe either of the Steelers stars. Keywords: Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown, Steelers
  • Starkey and Mueller: The Football Fix

    We hear Shaun Suisham darting Starkey while talking about the new extra point rules and discuss Joe Horn's comments about Roger Goodell. Keywords: Steelers, NFL, OTA
  • Starkey and Mueller: Bucco Breakdown

    Starkey and Mueller give a complete recap of the Pirates huge weekend over the Mets and Marlins. Keywords: Pirates, Mets
  • Starkey and Mueller: Are You Buying Or Selling Pedro's Recent Hot Streak?

    Given Pedro's recent hot streak, Starkey and Mueller discuss whether or not they think it'll stick and whether or not they'd consider trading him this year given his contract situation. Keywords: Pirates, Pedro Alvarez
  • Monday, May 25th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Sean Gentille from The Sporting News

    Sean joins Chris to discuss the NHL Eastern and Western Conference Finals
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Pre/Post Host Dan Zangrilli

    Dan joins Chris to discuss the latest news surrounding the Pirates
  • Starkey and Mueller: Trib Sports Columnist Rob Rossi

    Rob joins Chris in his weekly spot and they talk everything from Penguins, to Pirates, Steelers, NHL Playoffs and even the NBA Playoffs
  • Friday, May 22nd
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Broadcaster Steve Blass

    Steve Blass talks about whether or not Gerrit Cole is an ace yet, what it was like facing Nolan Ryan and what he has seen from Jung-ho Kang so far this year. Keywords: Steve Blass, Pirates, Gerrit Cole
  • Starkey and Mueller: Reaction To Andrew McCutchen's Leaked Paystub

    Starkey and Mueller react to Andrew McCutchen's leaked paystub and talk about what about it intrigued them as it seems to have caught the eye of sports fans everywhere. Keywords: Pirates, Andrew McCutchen
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Reporter Dan Zangrilli

    Dan Zangrilli tells us about McCutchen's reaction to his paystub getting leaked and Gregory Polanco staying in the lower part of the order. Keywords: Pirates, Andrew McCutchen, Clint Hurdle
  • Starkey and Mueller: Decline In Youth Baseball

    Starkey and Mueller discuss the national decline in youth baseball participation and try to figure out the reasons for it. Keywords: MLB
  • Starkey and Mueller: The Football Fix

    Starkey and Mueller talk about a report that Bill Belichick never believed what Tom Brady had to say about deflating footballs. Keywords: DeflateGate, Bill Belichick, Tom Brady
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey and Mueller talk about the shine coming off the Pirates as underdogs and if they can handle being the hunted rather than the hunter. Keywords: Pirates
  • Thursday, May 21st
  • Starkey and Mueller: Former Pirates Broadcaster Lanny Frattare

    Lanny Frattare talks with Starkey and Mueller about his favorite moments as a Pirates broadcaster and the very interesting way he broke into the broadcasting business. Keywords: Pirates, Lanny Frattare
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates AAA Manager Dean Treanor

    Dean Treanor talks about the talent at AAA that could help the Pirates this year and how he thinks Jose Tabata has turned a corner in his career. Keywords: Pirates, Dean Treanor, Jose Tabata
  • Starkey and Mueller: Umpires Behaving Badly

    Starkey and Mueller talk about another "Ump Show" that took place yesterday and how fans don't pay to see them. Keywords: MLB
  • Starkey and Mueller: The Football Fix

    Starkey and Mueller talk about the Steelers protection of Roethlisberger, Darelle Revis ripping the Patriots and much more. Keywords: NFL, DeflateGate
  • Starkey and Mueller: Bucco Breakdown

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

    Starkey and Mueller open the show talking about another Pirates loss and how the Twins chose to pitch to Pedro Alvarez rather than Vance Worley in extra innings. Keywords: Pirates, Twins, Pedro Alvarez
  • Wednesday, May 20th
  • Starkey and Mueller: The Quiz Show

    It's a dramatic finish to The Quiz Show as Joe looks to gain back momentum after Chris built his all-time lead back up to six.
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Pre and Postgame Host Dan Zangrilli

    Dan tells us about Clint Hurdle's pregame meeting with the media in which he expressed his frustration with Marte's mental mistake last night, the shakeup in the teams lineup and Francisco Cervelli's health. Keywords: Pirates, Clint Hurdle, Starling Marte
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Beat Writer Travis Sawchik

    Travis Sawchik joins the show to talk about the Pirates and his new book, Big Data Baseball. Keywords: Pirates
  • Starkey and Mueller: Joe Mauer Contract A Cautionary Tale For Pirates?

    Given what the Joe Mauer deal has done to the Twins, Starkey and Mueller discuss whether or not the Pirates should be reluctant to give out a mega-deal. Keywords: Pirates, Twins, Andrew McCutchen, Joe Mauer
  • Starkey and Mueller: Bucco Breakdown

    We give a complete recap of the Pirates loss to the Twins, including Jose Tabata's season dubut. Keywords: Pirates, Twins, Jose Tabata
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey and Mueller open the show discussing the biggest storyline from last night's Pirates loss and Mike Babcock finding a new home. Keywords: Pirates, Pedro Alvarez, Mike Babcock
  • Tuesday, May 19th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pat Narduzzi Says Pitt Has New "Unbelievable" Uniforms

    Starkey and Mueller talk about Pat Narduzzi saying the team will have new "unbelievable" jersey's and how that always gets the Pitt fans excited. Keywords: Pitt, Pat Narduzzi
  • Starkey and Mueller: Should Kang Be The Pirates Starting Short Stop?

    With Kang starting again tonight, Starkey and Mueller talk about whether or not he has supplanted Jordy Mercer as the teams starting short stop. Keywords: Pirates, Jung-ho Kang
  • Starkey and Mueller: The Tuesday Draft

    Starkey and Mueller drafted the best coaches/managers in movie history.
  • Starkey and Mueller: Reaction To Pirates Recalling Jose Tabata

    Starkey and Mueller celebrate the return of #NeckLips to the Pirates. Keywords: Pirates, Jose Tabata
  • Starkey and Mueller: Proposed Changes To NFL's Extra Point

    Starkey and Mueller react to the NFL's proposed changes to the extra point and which one they'd endorse. Keywords:
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey and Mueller open the show reacting to Robert Kraft's latest DeflateGate comments as he has decided not to pursue a reduction in the punishment. Keywords: Patriots, DeflateGate
  • Monday, May 18th
  • Starkey and Mueller: USA Today Hockey Writer Kevin Allen

    Kevin Allen talks about the Pens two-star model and if they're making the right decision in sticking with Mike Johnston rather than pursuing Mike Babcock. Keywords: Penguins, NHL
  • Starkey and Mueller: Are You Losing Hope In Pedro?

    Starkey and Mueller talk about whether or not they've lost hope in Pedro and what they'd do with him. Keywords: Pirates, Pedro Alvarez
  • Starkey and Mueller: Trib Sports Columnist Rob Rossi

    Rob joins the show for his weekly spot and talks about the Pirates struggles, if it's time to panic and what he saw from Crosby and Malkin in the world championships. Keywords: Rob Rossi, Pirates, Penguins
  • Starkey and Mueller: Bucco Breakdown

    Starkey and Mueller give an in-depth recap of the Pirates series loss at the hands of the Cubs. Keywords: Pirates, Cubs
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey and Mueller open the show talking about a rough weekend in Chicago for the Pirates. Keywords: Pirates, Cubs
  • Thursday, May 14th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Deflategate and Brady Suspension

    Joe and Chris discuss Deflategate and the Patriots Rebuttal to the Wells Report
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment 5-14

    Chris and Joe open up talking about the Pirates game Wednesday Night and Thursday Afternoon
  • Wednesday, May 13th
  • Starkey and Mueller: The Quiz Show 5-13

    Joe looks to inch closer to Chris in the Standings
  • Starkey and Mueller: SI Legal Analyst Michael McCann

    Michael McCann joined the guys to talk about Tom Brady's punishment and what the appeals process may look like
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment 5-13

    Chris and Joe Open Up The Show Today talking Pirates and Phillies.
  • Starkey and Mueller: Bucco Breakdown 5-13

    We take a look back at Monday Night's game against the Phillies
  • Starkey and Mueller: Football Fix 5-13

    We take a look at some stories around The NFL
  • Tuesday, May 12th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown

    Greg Brown joins the show for his weekly segment and talks about Mark Melancon's struggles, Gerrit Cole's personal catcher and AJ Burnett's future beyond this season. Keywords: Pirates, AJ Burnett, Gerrit Cole
  • Starkey and Mueller: Kang Starting Again

    Starkey and Mueller react to Jung-ho Kang starting again tonight and how he has essentially worked his way into a starting role. Keywords: Pirates, Jung-ho Kang
  • Starkey and Mueller: The Tuesday Draft

    In honor of DeflateGate, Starkey and Mueller draft their favorite sports balls of all-time. Keywords: DeflateGate
  • Starkey and Mueller: Patriots Revenge Tour 2015

    Starkey and Mueller talk about whether or not they think the Patriots will be trying to go scorched earth on the rest of the league next year following DeflateGate. Keywords: Patriots, DeflateGate
  • Starkey and Mueller: Former Steeler Jeff Hartings On DeflateGate

    Jeff Hartings talks about from a centers perspective, what advantages can be gained from deflate balls. Keywords: Patriots, Steelers, Jeff Hartings, DeflateGate
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey and Mueller open the show sharing their very different takes on the punishments for DeflateGate. Keywords: Patriots, DeflateGate
  • Monday, May 11th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Reaction To Brady Suspension And Patriots Fines

    Starkey and Mueller react to the 4-game suspension for Tom Brady and the numerous fines for the Patriots stemming from DeflateGate. Keywords: Patriots, Tom Brady, DeflateGate
  • Starkey and Mueller: What Should The Pirates Do With Josh Harrison?

    Starkey and Mueller talk about what they would do with Josh Harrison and how much playing time they'd give to Jung-ho Kang. Keywords: Pirates, Josh Harrison, Jung-ho Kang
  • Starkey and Mueller: Trib Sports Columnist Rob Rossi

    Ros Rossi joins the show for his weekly segment and talks about the Pens showing no interest in Mike Babcock, Jung-ho Kang establishing himself and his favorite buzzer-beaters from this past weekend. Keywords: Pirates, Penguins
  • Starkey and Mueller: The Football Fix

    Starkey and Mueller discuss a controversial NFL story, the praise Jameis Winston is receiving and Terrelle Pryor fighting to be Andy Dalton's backup in Cincinnati. Keywords: NFL
  • Starkey and Mueller: Bucco Breakdown

    Starkey and Mueller give a complete recap of the Pirates series victory over the Cardinals. Keywords: Pirates, Cardinals
  • Starkey and Mueller: Starkey And Mueller's "Walk-Up" Music

    Starkey and Mueller pick their own "walk-up" music and talk about the best and worst of the Pirates-Cardinals series. Keywords: Pirates, Cardinals
  • Starkey and Mueller: Opening Segment

    Starkey and Mueller open the show recapping the Pirates games they saw, why Joe may be out of the running for father of the year and the impact Jung-ho Kang is making on the Pirates. Keywords: Pirates, Cardinals, Jung-ho Kang
  • Friday, May 8th
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Broadcaster Bob Walk

    Bob Walk talks with Starkey and Mueller about teams adjusting to the Pirates, Gerrit Cole's hot start to the season, AJ Burnett possibly playing another year and if we may eventually see robots calling balls and strikes. Keywords: Pirates, Bob Walk
  • Starkey and Mueller: Pirates Reporter Dan Zangrilli

    Dan Zangrilli tells Starkey and Mueller what Clint Hurdle had to say about Jung-ho Kang not being in today's lineup. Keywords: Clint Hurdle, Jung-ho Kang, Pirates