Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown joined Starkey and Mueller to talk about the suspensions Major League Baseball has handed down for the Pirates-Brewers brawl, as well as what will happen to the rotation with Wandy Rodriguez now on the Disabled List.
The Pirates announced they have placed starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez on the 15-day Disabled List with right knee inflammation and have recalled relief pitcher Jared Hughes.
Jason Hammel threw seven strong innings, Anthony Rizzo had four hits, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Wednesday night despite allowing five solo home runs.
Jason Hammel pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday for their first win of the season.
Bob Pompeani previewed the 2014 season with Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown.
Though there’s much speculation about Francisco Liriano’s availability for Opening Day, the Pirates set their rotation for the first week of the season.
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.