The wait is over. Opening Day is here and expectations are high for the Pittsburgh Pirates after making the playoffs last season.
Pirates president Frank Coonelly joined The Fan Morning Show at PNC Park on Monday, as the guys broadcasted live from inside the stadium in anticipation of Opening Day.
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.
So far this Pirates offseason, one name has dominated the headlines, and it’s gotten all the way to Pirates President Frank Coonelly.
Bob Pompeani talked with Pirates President Frank Coonelly about the state of the club early in spring training.
With the New York Yankees signing 25-year-old Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka to a 7-year $155 million deal, Pirates President Frank Coonelly joined Starkey and Mueller to discuss what deals like this say to the small market teams that couldn’t dream of signing a player like this.
As the Pirates wait to hear back from starter AJ Burnett about whether or not he intends on playing again in 2014 or retiring to spend time with his family, the Baltimore Orioles find themselves in the same situation as they have identified Burnett as their top target remaining on the market.
While the Pittsburgh Pirates prepared for Game 4 of the NLDS, team president Frank Coonelly joined Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan to provide a front office perspective on the postseason run.
Pirates President Frank Coonelly chats with The Fan Morning Show about the Pirates first playoff game in 21 years.
Pirate fans did something today they haven’t done for years: held a Pirate playoff pep rally in Market Square.
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.
For the first time since 1992, the Pittsburgh Pirates are playoff-bound, and team president Frank Coonelly reacts with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
It was the “out” call heard around the National League. The Pirates not only won the game in Chicago, but the Washington Nationals lost to the Saint Louis Cardinals.
Pirates fever has certainly taken over Pittsburgh. Today, Pirates President Frank Coonelly received recognition for the Bucs’ success.