With the MLB trading deadline in the rear-view mirror, Pittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington talks to Vinnie on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.
Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert visited The Fan Morning Show’s tent at training camp during their show Thursday, and talked with the guys about the team’s preparations for the 2013 season.
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PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Pirates general manager Neal Huntington addressed the media prior to the team’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park Wednesday evening after an uncommonly uneventful non-waiver trade deadline day around Major League Baseball.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates, as they sat an MLB-best 64-42, one-and-a-half games ahead of the struggling St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Central entering Wednesday, decided the best move they could make at Wednesday’s non-waiver trade deadline was none.
The Pirates are good. Check that, the Pirates are very good. The front office, however, shouldn’t settle for as much.
Former Penguin Gary Roberts was once a trade deadline acquisition for the Pens that helped them reach the Cup Finals, and he’s still keeping an eye on his old team as they load up once again for a Cup run.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryane Clowe, Derick Brassard and John Moore injected instant offense just hours after being acquired by the Rangers, and New York scored a season-high three power-play goals in a surprisingly dominant 6-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.
At 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball’s non-waiver Trade Deadline passed with 19 teams within five games of postseason contention. For the first time ever, a record 10 clubs will earn an invite to MLB’s postseason dance. As a result, the rumor mill was churning at full speed up to the last possible second. When all the dust had settled, several franchises and millions of fans had new players for which to root.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — According to a report on the Pirates official website, it appears an outfield bat, preferably left-handed, is the top priority for general manager Neil Huntington and company.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The extra wild card spot might make trading more difficult for the Pirates, as more teams will remain in contention for a longer period of time.
(93-7 The FAN) — Penguins general manager Ray Shero has been tabbed as somewhat of a wizard for his history of making outstanding deadline deals before the NHL trade deadline.
The Pittsburgh Pirates were quiet leading up to the MLB Trade Deadline, but managed to pull off their second deal in as many days Sunday afternoon.
MLB Network analyst Jim Kaat joined the Vinnie and Cook show on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan to discuss the Pirates’ potential trade deadline moves.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Here are five players in the organization I believe absolutely can not be part of any trade.