Is Jeff Locke This Year's James McDonald?PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- In 2012 James McDonald earned All-Star consideration by surging through the first half of the season, only to fall apart down the stretch. Is All-Star southpaw Jeff Locke headed for a similar fate?
Injured Pirate Pitchers Still On The Mend As Stretch Run ContinuesPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- The Pirates' impressive pitching depth continued to be on display Monday night at PNC Park. They've had to lean on that depth with a number of injured hurlers still working toward a return--whether it's this season or next.
Colin Dunlap: Morton The Epitome Of A Great TeammatePass the collection plate. Let’s raise the funds for a Charlie Morton statue.
Pirates' James McDonald Our For InjuryHours before he was to make his 7th start of the year, the Pirates put starter James McDonald on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 1) with discomfort in his right shoulder.
McDonald's Strong Outing Leads Bucs Over Braves, 3-1PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Russell Martin decided to take James McDonald to the movies before Saturday night's game.
Walk On Wednesday: What Is Going On With J-Mac?Pirates color commentator and former pitcher Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show today for another edition of his weekly segment, "Walk on Wednesday."
Pirates Pitching Coach Unsure Of Extent Of Wandy Rodriguez's InjuryWith Starter Wandy Rodriguez going down with an injury early in Monday night's game against the Diamondbacks, it was up to the bullpen to pick up the slack, and Pirates Pitching Coach Ray Searage was very pleased with their effort.
Pirates Rally Falls Short In 3-2 Loss To CubsPITTSBURGH (AP) — Travis Wood allowed one hit over six innings and the Chicago Cubs held off the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday.
Bucs' Bench Carries Day Again For the second straight game, the Pirates bench came through in the late innings as the Bucs beat the Blue Jays, 5-4 in 10 innings.
Pirates' Catcher Michael McKenry Digs In For 2013 SeasonPittsburgh Pirates catcher Michael McKenry joins Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan for a spring training update.
McDonald Makes Strides, But Bucs Lose 4-2James McDonald allowed just one hit over 4 shutout innings, but his teammates were shut out for the first 8 innings in a 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay at a sundrenched but chilly and windswept McKechnie Field Thursday afternoon.
Pirates Spring Training Notebook93.7 The FAN Pirates pre and postgame host Dan Zangrilli provides all the latest news coming out of Pirates spring training.