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Bob Walk: Time For The Leader Of The Pitching Staff To Step Up

Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joins The Fan Morning Show in his regular weekly spot

93-7 The Fan–08/20/2014

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Pens Woes Continue In 3-2 Loss To Kings

Drew Doughty scored early in the third period to give Los Angeles the lead for good, and the Kings beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 Thursday night for their franchise-record tying eighth straight road win.

03/27/2014

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A Sign Of Things To Come? Awakening The Bucco Bats

Would the offense be anemic when the Reds come into town? Or could this be the moment when they turn it all around?

09/20/2013

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Fans Not As Nervous After Bucs Snap 3-Game Losing Streak

The Pirates snapped their three-game losing streak Thursday with a win against the Padres. But have those losses caused fans to get a little more nervous about this year’s winning team?

09/19/2013

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Fans, Team Excited As Pirates Get Back On Winning Side Of Baseball

A kid on the hill is unhittable, Pedro breaks out of a slump to driving in the winning run, the hometown kid flips to first for the final out, and 20 years of mediocrity and worse is over.

09/10/2013

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Fans Happy, But Hoping For More As Pirates’ Break Losing Curse

Smiles all around as the Pirates high-fived their way off Miller Field Tuesday night, able to accomplish what 20 Pirates teams before them had not, a guaranteed .500 season.

09/04/2013

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Jeff Banister Says He & The Pirates Can Finally Hold Their Heads High

Pirates Bench Coach Jeff Banister has been with the organization for 28 years, and has held to deal with the losing streak for most of that time. He joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to discuss what it’s like finally putting an end to the streak and what the teams goals are from here.

09/04/2013

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The Best Of The Worst: The All-Time Pirates Losing Streak Team

The Pirates have snapped their 20 year losing streak. The Fan Morning Show takes a look back at some of the best of the worst players during that span.

93-7 The Fan–09/04/2013

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Andrew Says: Catharsis Is Important

With the Pirates closing in on ending their dubious streak of twenty consecutive seasons finishing with a losing record, Andrew proposes that it is the perfect time to look back on some of the low-lights and finally put them to rest.

93-7 The Fan–09/04/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Burnett Deserved Much Better

The Pirates trotted right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett out to the mound on Monday against the Cubs, the 36-year-old making his first Opening Day start in a career that began in 1999.

04/01/2013

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Postcards From Bradenton: Maybe This Will Be The Year

We have all heard so many times that action speaks louder than words. That seems to be the case with the Pirates players and coaches this spring. There are no slogans or printed t-shirts with “finish” on them in the clubhouse it just seems to be understood that this is a very important year. A year when winning is expected. The last two years have given the fans a taste of what post season baseball could be like but still are dealing with a losing streak of 20 straight years.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/01/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Pirates Goal Should Simply Be Above .500

The Pirates’ clear cut and exclusive objective in this 2013 season should be to win more games than they lose. That’s it. Finish above .500.

93-7 The Fan–02/27/2013

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Bucs Fall To Reds 4-3, Clinch 20th Straight Losing Season

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates ensured they’d finish with a record 20th straight losing season Sunday when they blew a ninth-inning lead and lost 4-3 to the Cincinnati Reds.

09/30/2012

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Pirates Vs. Cubs Preview

(AP) — Despite a season-worst losing streak, the Pittsburgh Pirates still aren’t out of the hunt for the playoffs.

93-7 The Fan–09/13/2012

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Perrotto: Spread The Blame If Pirates Fail

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Despite their incredibly frustrating play as of late, punctuated by a losing streak that reached six in Cincinnati, the Pirates remain in playoff contention, and Baseball Prospectus editor/Beaver County Times reporter John Perrotto joined “Seibel, Starkey & Miller” Wednesday to discuss the September swoon.

93-7 The Fan–09/13/2012

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