As you approach the end of the first month of the fantasy baseball season, like all smart fantasy owners you must look every day for better players. Sure, you may like a guy on your bench who plays for the local nine, but fantasy baseball is won with the head—not the heart.
Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction was thrown out Wednesday by a federal court of appeals, which ruled 10-1 that his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government’s investigation into illegal steroids distribution.
In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the contract Francisco Liriano is looking to get on the free agent market and answers your questions from the mail bag.
Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.
Better late than never. Indeed, the press conference with Barry Bonds and Jim Leyland before Monday’s Opening Day celebration was delayed, getting started about 20 minutes behind schedule.
Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show on Monday as the guys broadcasted live from inside the stadium in anticipation of Opening Day.
Pirates president Frank Coonelly joined The Fan Morning Show at PNC Park on Monday, as the guys broadcasted live from inside the stadium in anticipation of Opening Day.
The Pirates did the right thing. Barry Bonds did the right thing. Now, Monday, the city will experience a great thing.
The Pirates have a number of awards to present on Opening Day after the season they had last year, and have chosen some interesting former Pirates to do the presenting.
Former Pirates catcher and current special instructor Mike LaValliere sat down with The Fan Morning Show at Pirates spring training on Wednesday, and during the interview, Gregg Giannotti asked him what he would think of former teammate Barry Bonds coming to Pirates spring training as special instructor (which Bonds is currently doing for the Giants).
Let’s see if we can resolve this. It’s time. Let bygones be bygones and all that stuff.
KDKA’s Bob Pompeani sits down with former Pittsburgh Pirates manager Jim Leyland to talk about everything from his decision to leave Pittsburgh to discussing what makes him a Hall of Fame manager.
The Pirates clinched a trip to the post-season Monday night with a slam bang play at the plate. Did it stir up memories of a similar play, 20 years ago?
Former Pirates all-star and new hitting coach Jay Bell joined The Fan Morning Show to talk about his new role, and give his take on yesterday’s Hall of Fame voting.
For the first time since 1996, no one was elected into Baseball’s Hall of Fame.