I’m not one to tell you what you must do, but here’s something you shouldn’t do, not even think about: Boo A.J. Burnett when he steps into PNC Park with his new team, the Philadelphia Phillies.
Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman previewed Pirates spring training with John Perrotto of USA Today.
CBSSports.com baseball writer Jon Heyman joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday to give the guys the latest on free agent A.J. Burnett, who will reportedly play next year but is not committed to playing for the Pirates as he previously stated he would be.
This time of year, plenty of letters are addressed to the North Pole and Mr. Santa Claus. Well, it pays to have people in the right places. Lucky enough for me, I was able to intercept a few Christmas lists (as the big day is just a week away) that were addressed to Santa that emanated from right here in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Pirates President Frank Coonelly joined by Bop Pompeani at PirateFest to talk about the Pirates offseason.
The magnitude of what the Pirates accomplished this season is not lost on National League Manager of the Year Clint Hurdle.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates ended their infamous postseason drought in 2013 by turning low-risk moves into high-reward ones, and it might be best for their ship to stay that course through another critical winter.
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle puts the wraps on an amazing season and looks to the future with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
The guys welcome Pirates Chairman of the Board Bob Nutting to the show.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN/AP) — In 2013 the Pirates improbably shed their loser label. If they wish not for that label to be replaced by the word “fluke,” they must meet higher expectations in 2014, and both players and executives are comfortable raising the bar.
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ season is over. Now what? Pirates broadcaster John Wehner offers some thoughts to Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
The other shoe dropped for A.J. Burnett on Friday afternoon. It was Gerrit Cole’s gigantic shoe, vehemently stomping out the possibility that Burnett should touch the baseball again in this best of five, National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Carlos Beltran’s three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning and the St. Louis Cardinals got seven stingy innings from Adam Wainwright, delivering a reality jolt to the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 9-1 rout Thursday in their NL division series opener.
Hours before Game 1 of the NLDS, Pirates broadcaster John Wehner visits with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — On Tuesday the rest of Major League Baseball watched as the Pirates, at the expense of the Cincinnati Reds in the National League Wild Card Game, enjoyed one of the watershed moments in franchise history. So what’s next?