James McDonald

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Pirates Announcer Greg Brown Breaks Down The Buccos

Pittsburgh Pirates announcer Greg Brown joins Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook from Chicago, where the Pirates open a three-game set on Monday night.

93-7 The Fan–07/30/2012

Neil Walker, Jose Altuve

Pirates Lose 9-5 As Astros End A 12-Game Slide

HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros ended their team-record losing streak at 12 games, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 Sunday behind three hits and three RBIs from Marwin Gonzalez.


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Pirates Bats Silenced For Second Straight Night; Cubs Win, 5-1

Chicago pitcher Paul Maholm pitched eight innings and allowed just one run on four hits to send Pittsburgh to a 5-1 loss.

93-7 The Fan–07/24/2012

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MLB Network Analyst Eric Byrnes Talks Odds Of Pirates Making Playoffs

MLB Network Analyst Eric Byrnes joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN in Pittsburgh to own up to his preseason prediction on the Pirates odds of making the playoffs.


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Pirates Blast Astros, 11-2

Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald started off in a precarious position, walking three batters and allowing a run for a 1-0 Houston lead.

93-7 The Fan–07/02/2012

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Pirates Win Shootout With Phillies, 11-7

Pirates catcher Michael McKenry went 2 for 4 with a home run and four RBIs to lead the Buccos to the win.

93-7 The Fan–06/27/2012

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Ray Searage & Pitching Staff Are Having Some Fun

Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage–a Fan Morning Show Favorite–joined the guys on Tuesday to talk about his staff.

93-7 The Fan–06/26/2012

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Bucs: Post-Game Reaction, Pirates Beat Twins

Here’s what James McDonald, Clint Hurdle, Garrett Jones and Rod Barajas had to say after Thursday’s win.

93-7 The Fan–06/21/2012

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Bucs: McDonald Dominates As Pirates Beat Twins, 9-1

Pirates starter James McDonald continued his dominance of Major League Baseball Thursday night, earning his sixth win of the season and his first career complete game in a 9-1 victory against Minnesota.

93-7 The Fan–06/21/2012

Neil Walker, Asdrubal Cabrera

Pirates Lose To Indians, 2-0

The Indians can’t score for Justin Masterson, who gets less run support than any other starter in the AL. He’s found a way to deal with it. Masterson pitched seven effective innings, working out of jams three times, and Cleveland snapped a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.


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McDonald Strikes Out 8 As Bucs Top Brewers, 6-5

Andrew McCutchen and Garrett Jones hit consecutive homers and James McDonald struck out eight and won for the third time in four starts when the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 Sunday.


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John Wehner’s Instant Pirates Analysis

Pittsburgh Pirates broadcaster John Wehner checks in with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.

93-7 The Fan–05/29/2012

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Pirates Reach .500 With 4-1 Win Against Cincinnati

(93-7 The FAN) — The Pittsburgh Pirates climbed back to the .500 mark on the season, winning their fourth straight game Monday in a 4-1 victory against Cincinnati.

93-7 The Fan–05/28/2012

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Bucs Drop Reds, 4-1

James McDonald scattered five hits over eight shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Monday to climb back to .500. Pedro Alvarez, Rod Barajas and Neil Walker all had two hits apiece and knocked in a run for the Pirates, who have won a season-high four straight to improve to 24-24.


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Mets Win Pitchers Duel, 3-2

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Despite yet another strong start from starting pitcher James McDonald, the Pirates lost to the New York Mets Tuesday night, 3-2.

93-7 The Fan–05/22/2012