They were the pivotal figures of the 2013 season. McCutchen and Burnett and they could not have had more contrasting off seasons; Burnett into seclusion and National League MVP Andrew McCutchen delivering the highest profile proposal of the year.
Pirates catcher Russell Martin sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training on Wednesday to chat about his offseason and his work to prepare for Opening Day.
A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies have completed a contract that guarantees the pitcher $15 million for 2014 and $22.5 million over two seasons.
“Every indication we had was that he wanted to return and only to return to Pittsburgh, and he was going to make his decision quickly.”
Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?
Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Locke joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday, two days after leading the Bucs to a 2-0 win over the Phillies.
Jim Rome, host of Rome on CBS Sports Network and The Jim Rome Show on the radio joined CBS Local Sports to give his take on the biggest topics in the major sports.
The Pirates dropped the first game of their three-game weekend road series, losing in 10-3 romp to the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Pirates held on to beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1 in 12 innings Friday night in Pittsburgh.