It wasn’t your typical off-season for Pittsburgh Pirates’ MVP Andrew McCutchen.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced the re-signing of linebacker Terence Garvin to a one-year contract.
Stung you right to the bone in disbelief probably — left you shaking your head so hard that your Steelers tassel hat might have fallen off.
In this edition of “The Pirates Hot Stove Report with Colin Dunlap,” Colin talks about the loss of Jeff Banister and answers your questions from the mail bag.
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.
In his only television interview since the season ended, Steelers President Art Rooney II talked about missing the playoffs for the second year in a row and many of the issues that contributed their second straight 8-8 record.
Bob Pompeani talked about the Pirates offseason with Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Bob Pompeani wrapped up the Pens elimination from the playoffs with the Tribune-Review’s Josh Yohe.
The Pirates snapped a six-game Grapefruit League losing streak with an 8-6 win over their former divisional rivals, the Houston Astros at frosty McKechnie Field.
The Fan’s Jim Colony stopped by McKechnie Field before heading to Lakeland for the Grapefruit League game against the Tigers to check out the new and improved McKechnie Field.
After an injury riddled 2012 season that saw the usually reliable Jeff Karstens in an on-again, off-again role because of health issues, it was expected he would no longer be with the team at season’s end.
At the trade deadline in 2012, the Pirates sent their 2006 first-=round draft pick to the Toronto Blue Jays’ Brad Lincoln was having a breakout season as a mid-to-late inning reliever and proved to be a formidable force in the Pirates bullpen.
Pirates relief pitcher Jared Hughes joined Paul Alexander, Jim Colony and team play-by-play broadcaster Greg Brown on The Fan Morning Show Friday live from Bradenton, Fla. to chat about spring training, which began this week.
By Pittsburgh Steelers’ standards, 8-8 is unacceptable; especially after starting 6-3. So, KDKA’s Bob Pompeani asked Steelers’ President Art Rooney II what word best describes 2012.
The Steelers end their season this Sunday at Heinz Field against the Cleveland Browns. A playoff run is gone, but avoiding a losing season, not to mention pride, is still on the line.