Perrotto: Time For Alvarez To Grow Up Versus LeftiesThe Pirates, as the National League playoff race intensifies, need all the help they can get on offense, as underscored by a shutout loss Sunday that concluded their West Coast road trip and left them even with St. Louis atop the Central Division.
Getting Ready For Economic Boom Coming To Beaver CountyWith Marcellous Shale drilling, the growth of Beaver County and surrounding towns is crucial to the region. Besides the industry from natural gas, the retail and technology sectors will also be important to the area.
Perrotto: Spread The Blame If Pirates FailPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Despite their incredibly frustrating play as of late, punctuated by a losing streak that reached six in Cincinnati, the Pirates remain in playoff contention, and Baseball Prospectus editor/Beaver County Times reporter John Perrotto joined "Seibel, Starkey & Miller" Wednesday to discuss the September swoon.
Pa. Trout Season Opening Day This WeekendThis weekend marks the official start of trout season in Pennsylvania.
Writer John Perrotto On "Bucco Talk"The Beaver County Times writer and Baseball Prospectus contributor joined 93.7 The Fan's John Phillips to discuss the Pirates' four-game set in Cincinnati, and the future of Barry Bonds.
John Perrotto On "Bucco Talk" With Vinnie RichichiThe Beaver County Times and Baseball Prospectus writer joined Vinnie to discuss Friday's marathon victory, and look back at the first week of the Pirates' 2011 season.