PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – On this edition of Black and Gold Sunday, Rob Pratte and Ted Arneault were joined by Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Jared Hughes.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have gained national attention with their breakout season, the first in decades.

Hughes discussed the importance of every game and “keeping the same mind set throughout the season.”

Hughes knows that consistency is key in the business of baseball and the Pirates reliever said “The guys who are most consistent stick around.”

The Pirates plan to stick around at least until the playoffs, he says.

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