Good on the Pirates. In this instance, at least, good on the Pirates.
In some ways, I have sympathy for Frank Coonelly, Neal Huntington and Kyle Stark.
The wait is over. Opening Day is here and expectations are high for the Pittsburgh Pirates after making the playoffs last season.
20-long years the Pirates were usually found at the bottom of the standings but a playoff appearance last season ignited many dormant baseball fans in Pittsburgh who were longing for a winner.
Pirates Chairman of the Board, Bob Nutting addressed the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday and later spoke to the media.
A special ceremony honored the finest in Pittsburgh baseball Saturday night.
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.
Just one day after his team clinched their first playoff berth since 1992, Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to talk about putting this team together and what it was like celebrating last night’s playoff clinching victory over the Cubs.
Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown has been around the Pirates since 1994 and has seen plenty of the losing up close, but last night he was able to watch it all come full circle.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — For the Pittsburgh Pirates, “The Streak” is effectively over. It’s no longer a matter of “if.” It’s a matter of “when” and “where.” But the question of “how” does not […]
After rumors surfaced last week, a deal has now been officially announced.
Six years ago, the Buncher Group bought Hidden Valley for $12.4 million and spent millions more upgrading this facility.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — For a long time, he certainly wasn’t the most well-received pro sports executive in town, but the patience of Bob Nutting seems to be paying off in his team’s surprisingly successful 2013 season.
Dream big. Have ambition. Aspire to be the best. But don’t forget a dash of perspective along the way as these Pirates push through the remainder of July, into August and across September.