Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joins The Fan Morning Show in his regular weekly spot
Ike Davis didn’t complain when the Pittsburgh Pirates told him they were going to eat into his playing time by experimenting with Pedro Alvarez at first base. Call it the byproduct of spending four-plus seasons with the New York Mets.
Matt Holliday’s two-run single in the seventh inning off Jared Hughes capped a late rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night.
Trevor Rosenthal, the St. Louis Cardinals’ closer, got into a major ninth-inning jam, allowed the Pittsburgh Pirates to draw within a run and then load the bases with none out. It seemed the Pirates, who lead the major leagues with five walkoff victories, were on the verge of doing it again.
Pirates president Frank Coonelly joined The Fan Morning Show in-studio on Friday to talk about the state of the team and the first-ever Sunday night baseball game at PNC Park.
Adam Wainwright became the majors’ first five-game winner and Jhonny Peralta ended the St. Louis Cardinals’ 366 at-bat homerless drought with a pair of long balls and four RBIs in a 7-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?
The montage looked back at the loss and how some of the guys in the clubhouse reacted to it after it was all said and done.
The season didn’t end the way the Pirates or their fans had hoped, but both are reflecting on the 2013 season.
On Wednesday morning, with Game 5 of the NLDS between the Pirates and Cardinals drawing near, The Fan Morning Show aired two highlight montages to get Bucs fans fired up for the game.
Pressure on the Pirates? Save it. There is zero, nada, zilch.
Despite fans’ enthusiasm Monday, the Pirates fell to the Cardinals in NLDS Game 4.
Rookie Michael Wacha took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals showed off their October poise, edging the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Monday and setting up a winner-take-all Game 5 in the NL division series.
To make sure you don’t get stuck in traffic and know where to park, the Pirates remind drivers of the following information.
Pedro Alvarez hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in best-of-five NL division series.