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.
After word came out today that the Pirates did not extend a qualifying offer to Pitcher AJ Burnett, Tribune-Review Pirates Beat Writer Rob Biertempfel got on the phone with General Manager Neal Huntington and then talked to Starkey, Miller and Mueller about the teams plan for their free-agent-to-be.
Wandy Rodriguez has been shut down for the remainder of the season by the Pittsburgh Pirates because of continuing pain in the left-hander’s pitching arm.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates’ impressive pitching depth continued to be on display Monday night at PNC Park. They’ve had to lean on that depth with a number of injured hurlers still working toward a return–whether it’s this season or next.
On the heels of the Pirates extending their winning streak to nine games, Frank Coonelly joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller on The FAN to talk about the year the team is having and also provides an update on the injury to starter Wandy Rodriguez.
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 veteran lefthander Wandy Rodriguez was removed from Wednesday afternoon’s game in the bottom of the first inning against the Atlanta Braves with left forearm tightness, according to the team.
Johnny Cueto allowed one hit over eight dominant innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0 on Friday night.
Travis Snider hit a pinch-hit grand slam during a five-run sixth and the Pittsburgh Pirates spoiled a strong return to the mound for Matt Garza with a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
Wandy Rodriguez allowed one run over seven strong innings and Neil Walker hit a two-run single as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Wandy Rodriguez faced the minimum while throwing seven innings of 1-hit ball to outpitch Tim Hudson help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Friday.
With Starter Wandy Rodriguez going down with an injury early in Monday night’s game against the Diamondbacks, it was up to the bullpen to pick up the slack, and Pirates Pitching Coach Ray Searage was very pleased with their effort.
The Pirates offense wakes up in Arizona, and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pirates beat writer Bill Brink joins Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook for the latest analysis.
The Pirates’ Garrett Jones joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday to talk about the team’s 3-0 win Wednesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Wandy Rodriguez allowed just two hits over 6 2-3 innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Chicago Cubs 3-0 on Wednesday night for their first win of the year.