(93-7 The FAN) — Joel Hanrahan, Jeff Karstens, Evan Meek, Garrett Jones, Charlie Morton, Chris Resop and Casey McGehee were all arbitration eligible Monday night and all were tendered contracts.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have released some new details ahead of their annual PiratesFest celebration set for later this month. This year’s PiratesFest is set for the weekend of Dec. 16-18 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
The Pirates pulled off a rare road win against the Milwaukee Brewers, beating them 9-8 at Miller Park. Charlie Morton pitched five innings, giving up five runs on eight hits and striking out three.
James McDonald pitched into the eighth inning in the Pirates’ 3-1 win over the Houston. The Pirates had seven hits – three from Ryan Doumit – as they improved their record to 65-76 on a rainy Monday afternoon at PNC Park.
The Pirates put the brakes on their five-game losing streak, beating the Chicago Cubs, 3-1 on Friday. The Pirates limited the Cubs to just five hits.
Aaron Thompson pitched 4 1-3 scoreless innings in his major-league debut, Jason Grilli won his first game in nearly two years and four Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers combined on a five-hitter in a 2-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.
Two home runs were enough to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a one-run lead heading to the ninth inning, but Joel Hanrahan let it slip away.
Joel Hanrahan allowed three runs in the ninth inning and the Pirates lost to the Cincinnati Reds, 11-8. The Pirates (58-65) stayed in the game and tied it 8-8 in the eighth inning.
The Pirates split their four-game series with the Atlanta Braves, beating them 5-2 Thursday night at Turner Field. The game stopped because of a 47-minute rain delay when it was tied 1-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning.
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For the second straight game, the bullpen let a slim lead disappear in the eighth inning, but the outcome of the game was different.
Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN, Pittsburgh– John Perrotto of Baseball Prospectus joined Seibel, Starkey, and Miller on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN to talk about the Pirates success being a national story rather than just a Pittsburgh interest.
Rob Neyer, national baseball writer for SB Nation, joined the Fan Morning Show on Monday morning to talk about the first half of the Pirates season. Neyer says he thinks “getting a ‘bat’ would certainly make a difference” for the rest of the season.
It was a busy holiday weekend for the Pirates who went 3-2 in four days. They are now three games above .500, and we now know that their All-Star candidate will be Joel Hanrahan.