Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker understands not everybody is going to be a fan of Major League Baseball’s expanded replay system, which threatens to slow down a sport that already struggles to be played with any sort of urgency.
Better late than never. Indeed, the press conference with Barry Bonds and Jim Leyland before Monday’s Opening Day celebration was delayed, getting started about 20 minutes behind schedule.
Pirates GM tells the Cook and Poni Show that he thinks this is a better Opening Day roster than last year.
Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show on Monday as the guys broadcasted live from inside the stadium in anticipation of Opening Day.
When the Pittsburgh Pirates take the field for Monday’s opener against the rebuilding Chicago Cubs, they’ll do it without the burden of two decades of losing. They’ll do it with the momentum that comes after the best season in a generation, and something just as valuable as they try to prove their breakout 2013 was no fluke: legitimate optimism.
The Pirates will take on the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park, but there’s plenty that went into making the field ready for today’s game.
Pirates president Frank Coonelly joined The Fan Morning Show at PNC Park on Monday, as the guys broadcasted live from inside the stadium in anticipation of Opening Day.
Beaver County Times Journalist and Member of the Baseball Writers of America, John Perrotto, joined Dan Kingerski Monday morning to discuss the current state of the Pirates’ roster.
Pirates’ Broadcaster John Wehner joined Tab Douglas on the eve of Opening Day to preview the Pirates’ lineup. Wehner took Tab position by position and talked about the team’s strengths and weaknesses.
Bob Pompeani previewed the 2014 season with Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown.
Bob Pompeani caught up with former Pirates shortstop Jack Wilson, who will be at PNC Park for Opening Day.
With the season about to begin, the Pittsburgh Pirates today set their 25-man roster for Opening Day on Monday at PNC Park.
The Pirates did the right thing. Barry Bonds did the right thing. Now, Monday, the city will experience a great thing.
The Pirates have a number of awards to present on Opening Day after the season they had last year, and have chosen some interesting former Pirates to do the presenting.
20-long years the Pirates were usually found at the bottom of the standings but a playoff appearance last season ignited many dormant baseball fans in Pittsburgh who were longing for a winner.