Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pittsburgh Pirates called up outfielder Starling Marte from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined The Fan Morning Show Wednesday in the wake of Tuesday night’s trade that saw Pittsburgh acquire starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez and cash from the Astros in exchange for Rudy Owens, Colton Cain, and Robbie Grossman.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The MLB trade deadline is fast approaching, and the Pittsburgh Pirates appear to be major players with one of the top targets on the market.
The Pirates were in this same position one year ago. In fact, they took the Central Division lead late into July. Then, a complete collapse. They went 19-43 the rest of the way to ensure their 19th straight losing season, a North American record.
Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington joins the Vinnie & Cook show on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan. Neal says he is pleased to see the Pirates pitching so well and says A.J. Burnett has surpassed his expectations.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The extra wild card spot might make trading more difficult for the Pirates, as more teams will remain in contention for a longer period of time.
Pirates President Frank Coonelly joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to talk about the drafting of Stanford Starting Pitcher Mark Appel in the first round of the MLB Draft, as well as the new slotting system for the draft, and where the team could run into penalties for overpaying players.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Stanford right-handed pitcher Mark Appel with the eighth overall pick in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft Monday.
On any given game day at Appalachian Power Park, home to the West Virginia Power, the Single-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, there in the outfield, shagging fly balls is 23-year-old Rinku Singh.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pirates reassigned pitcher Ryota Igarashi, utility players Nick Evans and Jake Fox and catcher Eric Fryer to minor league camp Thursday.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Pirates GM Neal Huntington about this year’s team.
Pittsburgh Pirates’ centerfielder Andrew McCutchen joined The Fan Morning Show Wednesday fresh off signing his 6-year, $51.5 million deal with the club.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The six-year, $51.5-million dollar contract offered to Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen was made official Tuesday afternoon.
Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined Joe Starkey and Josh Miller of Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN to discuss AJ Burnett’s surgery on his fractured orbital bone, and how the pitching staff will overcome the injury.
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