Mark Melancon

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Teen Wolf Interviews Bizarre Pirates Fans At Market Square

For the second straight year, the fans he found there ranged from slightly off-kilter to absolutely nuts.

93-7 The Fan–10/03/2014

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Russell Martin, Teammates Talk Potential Of Return In 2015

Looking back at it, the 2-year, $17 million contract the Pirates signed Catcher Russell Martin to back in 2013 was an absolute steal. You can expect that this offseason, it will take much more than than to retain one of the most important pieces of this team.

93-7 The Fan–10/03/2014

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Blass On Throwing At Teams Who Throw At McCutchen: “If It Costs You A Game, You Got To Do That”

Another game, and another team throwing at Andrew McCutchen. This is becoming a disturbing trend this year, and Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass joined Starkey and Mueller to talk about it.

93-7 The Fan–09/12/2014

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Volquez Leads Pirates Over Reeling Tigers 4-2

Edinson Volquez allowed two runs over six innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on the Detroit Tigers early in a 4-2 victory on Tuesday night.

08/12/2014

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Mark Melancon: Rivera Was A Big Influence

Pirates closer Mark Melancon earned his 21st save of the season Friday night against the Padres, a career high.

93-7 The Fan–08/09/2014

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PLAY Campaign Teaches Kids Importance Of Living Healthy

Millions of American kids are too heavy and don’t get the exercise they need. Other teens are falling into the trap of performance enhancing drugs to get bigger and stronger. Because of that, the Pittsburgh Pirates and its training staff decided to do something about it.

07/21/2014

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds: July 18

Bob Walk Has Faith In Watson, Melancon

Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk made his weekly appearance on The Fan Morning Show Friday as the second half of the season resumed.

93-7 The Fan–07/18/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

Jason Grilli

Jason Grilli Removed As Pirates Closer

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle revealed in today’s pregame meeting with the media that he has removed reliever Jason Grilli from the closer role.

93-7 The Fan–06/20/2014

(Source: Mark Melancon)

Pirates Spend Quality Time With Kids, Travel To Exotic Locales During Off-Season

Baseball from February to October leaves little time for family, so the off-season is filled with making up for lost time for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

03/26/2014

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Jason Grilli: ‘Happy To Talk About Last Year, But We’re Also Sick & Tired Of It’

Pirates closer Jason Grilli sat down with The Fan Morning Show at Pirates spring training this week to chat about his offseason and what he’s looking forward to in 2014.

93-7 The Fan–03/06/2014

Pirates GM Neal Huntington

Pirates Avoid Arbitration With All Six Eligible Players

The Pirates have avoided arbitration with Third Baseman Pedro Alvarez, Reliever Mark Melancon, Outfielder Travis Snider and First Baseman Gaby Sanchez after coming to agreements today.

93-7 The Fan–01/17/2014

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Pirates Players And Fans React To Game 5 Loss, 2013 Season

The season didn’t end the way the Pirates or their fans had hoped, but both are reflecting on the 2013 season.

10/09/2013

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Pirates Collapse, Fall To Reds 6-5 In 10th Inning

Joey Votto homered off Kyle Farnsworth in the 10th inning and the Cincinnati Reds edged Pittsburgh 6-5 Friday night to pull even with the Pirates for the top wild-card spot in the National League.

09/20/2013

Jason Grilli

All-Star Closer Grilli Among Those Rejoining Pirates

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have recalled right-handed closer Jason Grilli from his rehab assignment with Double-A Altoona and reinstated him from the disabled list, the team announced today.

93-7 The Fan–09/03/2013

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