A native Pittsburgher, Zangrilli began his broadcasting career while a sophomore at Keystone Oaks High School for the MSA Sports Network before moving on to obtain his degree from Clarion University. While at Clarion, Dan broadcast Golden Eagles football and basketball and also woke up to do mornings at WCUC-FM.
Zangrilli also spent five years (2006-2010) as a minor league play-by-play broadcaster and Communications Director for the State College Spikes and the Altoona Curve.
Zangrilli joined CBS Radio-Pittsburgh in 2007 as a sports update anchor at NewsRadio 1020 KDKA and still serves the same capacity at The Fan. In 2012, Dan added to his duties as co-host of the Pirates pre-game and post-game shows.
Pirates assistant to the general manager Jim Benedict joined Dan Zangrilli on Bucco Talk.
Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison injured his left ankle running the bases in the first inning of the Pirates 4-1 loss in the Spring Training home opener to the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Pirates’ hit three home runs and were able to hang on for an 8-7 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.
Former Pirates catcher Russell Martin talks about his old team and how lucky they were to get Francisco Cervelli to replace him.
In a relaxed intrasquad game at McKechnie Field under sunny skies and 81-degree temperatures, Team Black edged out Team Gold, 2-1 in the 5 ½ inning contest.
Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined Dan Zangrilli on Bucco Talk in Bradenton. Huntington talked about Jung Ho Kang working hard to fit in with the club.
Pirates assistant general manager Kyle Stark joined Dan Zangrilli on Bucco Talk Saturday in Bradenton.
He’s a ground ball machine that is an absolute monster getting the Pirates out of jams.
Pirates Chairman of the Board Bob Nutting addressed his team and then the media under overcast skies at Pirate City late Wednesday morning.
Injuries have beset Francisco Cervelli in a big way, for a long time. He hasn’t caught more than 49 games since the 2010 season, when he caught a career-high 93.
Gregory Polanco is beefing up.
Jordy Mercer simply plans to keep doing what he does best– produce
Francisco Liriano cites that the big reason he came back to the Pirates wasn’t exactly because of money – though the Pirates did what turned out to be a bidding war – he re-signed with the Bucs because, as he put it, “It’s like family here and we have a chance to win not only this year but for the next few years.”
Pitchers and catchers reported on Wednesday to Bradenton, Florida. Though many players have been at Pirate City for a little while, today is what many consider the official “start” of the 2015 baseball season.
Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage joined Dan Zangrilli on Bucco Talk a few days before pitchers and catchers report to Bradenton.