Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker understands not everybody is going to be a fan of Major League Baseball’s expanded replay system, which threatens to slow down a sport that already struggles to be played with any sort of urgency.
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.
With the news today that the Pirates sent First Base candidate Andrew Lambo to AAA, Starkey and Mueller caught up with General Manager Neal Huntington to find out exactly why that decision was made.
Francisco Liriano has been named the Pirates Opening Day starter since the middle of February, but that may be in jeopardy as General Manager Neal Huntington revealed some issues with Liriano’s groin that may hold him out.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Hard to believe, but in a week the Pirates are back in action. They open the 2014 season Monday March 31st against the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park.
To get you ready, KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway are broadcasting from Pirates Spring Training in Bradenton Florida.
Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle joined the CBS Sports Network Morning Show of Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson to update them on the teams progress as we’ve seen first hand, as well as to talk about their goals for the upcoming season.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training on Thursday to talk about his and his team’s preparation for the 2014 season.
According to 93-7 The FAN’s Pirates pre- and post-game host Dan Zangrilli, Clint Hurdle has already named lefty Francisco Liriano the team’s Opening Day starter when they host the Chicago Cubs on Monday, March 31 at 1:05 p.m.
After watching AJ Burnett sign with the Philadelphia Phillies, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle got on the phone and called his former pitcher and then talked with Starkey and Mueller about what was said in that conversation.
It was a night to remember at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The 78th annual Dapper Dan Dinner and Sports Auction was held Thursday night.
This time of year, plenty of letters are addressed to the North Pole and Mr. Santa Claus. Well, it pays to have people in the right places. Lucky enough for me, I was able to intercept a few Christmas lists (as the big day is just a week away) that were addressed to Santa that emanated from right here in Pittsburgh, Pa.
It’s party time at the Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh.
A special ceremony honored the finest in Pittsburgh baseball Saturday night.
Clint Hurdle was still talking baseball today with hundreds of high school athletes who were hand-picked to attend a WPIAL event at the Heinz History Center.
For all of us here in Pittsburgh, however, he’s already earned a lot more. Award or no award, Clint Hurdle has become one of us.