Mack: Freese Is Fed Up, FrustratedDavid Freese has had enough. Enough of losing, enough of watching great players shipped out, and enough of the kind of attitude on the field and in the clubhouse that doesn’t seem to care about losing.
Chris Mack: Apathy's Cure Is Extending McCutchenBefore fans have completely checked out on the 2017 season, the Pirates would do well to extend Andrew McCutchen. Now.
Pirates Power Rankings: July 4, 2017The continued struggles of the worst relief corps in the Clint Hurdle era are reflected in this week’s rankings, which have relievers occupying 6 of the 8 bottom spots.
Pirates Power Rankings: June 27, 2017The Pirates are a pretty good ball club with a bad bullpen problem.
Pirates Power Rankings: May 22, 2017We have 7 weeks and 45 ballgames under our belts, so now is as good a time as ever to count them down from, 25 to 1.
Chris Mack: Bet On The Pirates' StarsOn Opening Day, the Red Sox got 6 1/3 innings from their Cy Young Award-winning starter, a 3-run homer from their Rookie of the Year candidate, and key contributions from names like Pedroia, Betts, Bradley, and Kimbrel. The Pirates’ stars didn’t play like stars. I wouldn’t bet on that happening 161 more times.
Chris Mack: Give Me Fun Baseball, Give Me The WBCThere’s not a kid in the United States that woke up this morning wanting to be Ian Kinsler.
Chris Mack: 16 Reasons March Is The SweetestChances are if you’re a sports fan, you’ve at some point gotten into the discussion with friends about what the most wonderful time of the year really is.
Pirates Spring Training 2017: Feb. 21 News & NotesToday saw more quality match-ups in live batting practice, such as Starling Marte vs. Gerrit Cole, Josh Harrison vs. Jameson Taillon, and Tyler Glasnow vs. Josh Bell.
Patriots Of Brady, Belichick Are GOAT, No ExcusesThere really is no argument anymore: The New England Patriots are the best football team ever.
Xavier's Road To The NCAA TournamentSet to make their 25th appearance, the Musketeers look capable of breaking through. They lost just five games this season and earned a 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Portland Asst. GM Bardsley Gives Insight On Johnston HireAssistant General Manager of the Portland Winterhawks Matt Bardsley joined Chris Mack on "The Late Shift" Wednesday evening. Bardsley, who has served under Penguins new Head Coach Mike Johnston for the past 7 years.