During his time in Pittsburgh, former Pirate starting pitcher AJ Burnett took Jeff Locke under his wing, now the mentor and mentee will face off pitching for opposing teams.
Darin Ruf is too good of a hitter not to play. The Phillies just need a place for him in the lineup.
Bob Pompeani talked with Phillies pitcher A.J. Burnett about his decision to leave the Pirates.
MLB Network Analyst and former Philadelphia Phillies closer Mitch Williams called into “The Cook and Poni Show” on Thursday to discuss the Pirates’ chances after the loss of A.J. Burnett.
After watching AJ Burnett sign with the Philadelphia Phillies, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle got on the phone and called his former pitcher and then talked with Starkey and Mueller about what was said in that conversation.
Walk says even though Burnett is a big loss it’s not time to hit the panic button. There are guys who can step up.
Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A.J. Burnett has reportedly agreed to a one-year contact with the Philadelphia Phillies.
News came out last week that Philadelphia Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro no longer was interested in trying to sign former Pirates Starter AJ Burnett, but that all changed last night as reports have surfaced that multiple teams are currently negotiating with Burnett, and the Phillies are one of them.
Marlon Byrd is closing in on an agreement with the Philadelphia Phillies after rebounding to hit a career-high 24 homers this year for the New York Mets and Pittsburgh.
If he reaches his potential, Domonic Brown could be a potential All-Star. He can offer power, speed, average, on-base percentage and above-average fielding.
John Perrotto of Baseball Prospectus joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN in Pittsburgh to talk about the Pirates making a move, and if they should look for a bat or more pitching.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A.J. Burnett threw 6 2-3 sharp innings to win his eighth straight start, Casey McGehee hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Thursday.
Pirates catcher Michael McKenry went 2 for 4 with a home run and four RBIs to lead the Buccos to the win.
The Pirates blew chances in both the seventh and eighth innings with runners in scoring position and eventually lost, 5-4, in Philadelphia Tuesday night.
Pittsburgh Pirates’ broadcaster Greg Brown joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to talk about some of the team’s recent roster moves and their opening game against the Philadelphia Phillies.