(93-7 The FAN) — The Pittsburgh Pirates made a couple moves Wednesday to help finalize the roster for today’s season opener against Philadelphia.
Baseball fans, the wait is almost over. The Pittsburgh Pirates will begin the season at PNC Park at 1:35 p.m. Thursday. In all the excitement, the home opener will present some parking predicaments for everyday commuters.
Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show Wednesday to discuss the closing of Spring Training.
Pirates’ manager Clint Hurdle checks in with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
Paul Bessire, the creator of “The Prediction Machine,” joined The Fan Morning Show Thursday to preview the NCAA Mens’s Final Four in New Orleans this weekend.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pirates starting pitcher Erik Bedard was named the team’s opening day starter Thursday by manager Clint Hurdle.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are five days from the start of the 2011 season and the beginning of the Clint Hurdle Era.
When the Pirates face the Chicago Cubs to open the 2011 season, right-hander Kevin Correia will be the fourth different Opening Day pitcher for the Pirates in the last four years.