It promises to be a rip roaring good time over at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium this weekend as two new lion cubs make their debut to the public.
Tim Williams of PiratesProspects.com explains why bringing in Cubs first baseman Carlos Pena at the trade deadline best addresses the Bucs’ needs.
Paul Maholm, the winning pitcher in the Pirates’ 9-1 rout of the Chicago Cubs Sunday, joined The Fan afterward to talk about ending the first half of the 2011 season on a winning note, and in the midst of a pennant race.
The Trib’s Dejan Kovacevic measures Mike McKenry’s three-run blast Friday night against some of the more memorable moments in PNC Park history.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — The Pirates smacked four home runs off Chicago pitching Saturday afternoon and Paul Maholm allowed just three hits to cruise to a complete game shut out win, 10-0.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Pirates starter Kevin Correia held the Cubs scoreless and drove in a 4-0 victory at the Chicago Cubs Friday afternoon.
Regardless of what is being said, Pirates starter Paul Maholm’s frustration point has to be at an all-time high. It’s been a broken record, Maholm pitches well and his teammates don’t produce any runs for him.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — As the Pirates opened the year at Wrigley Field and took two of three games against Chicago, a few things opened my eyes early on.
Tomorrow afternoon, Clint Hurdle will manage his first official game as Pirates manager. What lineup will he go with?