PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have recalled right-handed closer Jason Grilli from his rehab assignment with Double-A Altoona and reinstated him from the disabled list, the team announced today.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — To make room for newcomers Marlon Byrd and John Buck, the Pirates have temporarily sent left-handed starting pitcher Jeff Locke and backup catcher Tony Sanchez down to Double-A Altoona, the team announced Wednesday evening.
Pirates catcher, Tony Sanchez joined the Fan Morning Show on Tuesday to talk about his first home run, and if he tracked down the fan who caught it and threw a Pony League ball back out onto the field.
Buster Posey had three hits, Pablo Sandoval drove in two runs and the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 on Saturday night.
Pirates Catcher Russell Martin got the day off in the series finale against the Miami Marlins, but when his name was called to pinch hit late in a tied game, he came up clutch as the Pirates completed the three game sweep.
With backup Catcher Michael McKenry out for the year after having knee surgery, Tony Sanchez will get his first extended chance with the big league club, and talks about his first game behind the plate being a shutout.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have placed backup catcher Michael McKenry on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with a left knee sprain, the team announced a short while ago.
With Gerrit Cole making the fourth start of his career tonight, Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to talk about what the future holds for Cole as other members of the rotations get healthy.
Pirates top prospect Jameson Taillon got to watch Gerrit Cole make his debut this week, and joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller on The FAN to tell us what he saw and how that motivates him even more to make it to the big leagues.
Pirates Starter Jeff Locke is fighting for a spot in the Pirates rotation and talked about how the spring is going for him so far.
The Pirates hopes for the future lie heavily on the arms of Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon, and Catcher Tony Sanchez has caught both of them and knows what they’re capable of.
Pirates catching prospect Tony Sanchez hit the weight room hard this off-season adding 15 pounds of muscle.
Pirates Catching Prospect Tony Sanchez joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN to talk about his 2012 season, his time in the Pirates minor league system, and the training methods the team uses to make their players mentally tough.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The present looks bleak for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who have slipped to third in the National League Wild Card race, and now look to be a long shot to take down Cincinnati for the NL Central lead. But the future looks quite bright, as another group of Pirates has taken a different title from the Reds.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Catcher Tony Sanchez was promoted to Triple-A Indianapolis Sunday after playing in a 2-0 Altoona win.