Some news after the Pirates dreadfully long 13-7 loss to the Astros at McKechnie Field. Manager Clint Hurdle said the starting rotation will be Francisco Liriano, Gerrit Cole, AJ Burnett, then either Vance Worley or Jeff Locke followed by Charlie Morton.
Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle alluded to the fact that he knew who would be the team opening day starter early in spring training, but it wasn’t until Tuesday that he made his intentions known to the public.
Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training in Bradenton to talk about his second stint in Pittsburgh getting underway.
Pirates Starter AJ Burnett has made it known he’s thrilled to back in Pittsburgh pitching for the Pirates and he reiterated that point with Dan Zangrilli at PirateFest.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that tickets for group autograph sessions at the 2014 PirateFest will go on sale this week with nine groups featuring three current and/or former Pirates players scheduled over the two-day event.
In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the Pirates bringing back AJ Burnett, losing Russell Martin and what the future may hold for Francicso Liriano.
Clint Hurdle reacts to the Pirates resigning AJ Burnett and his fundraising campaign with his wife Karla.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett for the 2015 season. The announcement was made by Pirates Executive Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington.
Hart says the Pirates will do something before the deadline but the price may be too high for guys like David Price.
Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined “The Fan Morning Show” in his regular weekly spot on Wednesday to talk about the team as it prepares to wrap up a three-game set against the Dodgers.
Since the day he left the Pirates, it seems the name AJ Burnett has always been one to stir emotion with the Pirates fan base. Apparently, that name is having the same affect in the Pirates clubhouse.
During his time in Pittsburgh, former Pirate starting pitcher AJ Burnett took Jeff Locke under his wing, now the mentor and mentee will face off pitching for opposing teams.
Sean Casey says the NL Central is better and it will be a battle this year but everyone is still chasing the Cardinals.
They were the pivotal figures of the 2013 season. McCutchen and Burnett and they could not have had more contrasting off seasons; Burnett into seclusion and National League MVP Andrew McCutchen delivering the highest profile proposal of the year.
Pirates SS Clint Barmes sat down with The Fan Morning Show at Pirates spring training this week to chat about his offseason and his work towards preparing for Opening Day.