Tag Archives: Pirates

13 Jul

Pirates’ Most Valuable Players Have Been Least Expected, by Josh Taylor

published in category: Pittsburgh Pirates
Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 – 11:58 pm

The answer given to the Trib’s Travis Sawchik from MLB Network analyst Dan O’Dowd sounded as simple a solution for the Pirates’ continued improvement in the second half of this season as it was for Lester Freamon to tell Roland Pryzbylewski for advice in how to take down a drug ring in West Baltimore in […]


25 May

Pirates have new offensive weapon in Polanco, by Josh Taylor

published in category: Pittsburgh Pirates
Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 – 2:28 am

Hey, remember back in Spring Training when we wondered who would hit third in the Pirates’ batting order when they decided to move the former no. 3 hitter up to second? Clint Hurdle has apparently found the answer in Gregory Polanco. And now that he’s locked into a five-year, $35 million contract extension that begins […]


18 May

Cervelli Extension Means More Than Dollar Figures, by Josh Taylor

published in category: Pittsburgh Pirates
Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 – 1:14 am

It’s funny how the small moments become bigger in the right context. It was the same sequence of events we’ve seen a couple hundred times at PNC Park, nothing out of the ordinary. But on Tuesday night when Dean Martin’s velvety voice crooned “That’s Amore” through the ballpark’s P.A. system, the majority of the 19,400 […]


02 Sep

“The Curious Case of Josh Harrison” by Josh Taylor

published in category: Pittsburgh Pirates, Sports Talk Radio
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 – 3:46 pm

As we enter the final few weeks of the season, the question has already been asked: who the Pirates’ MVP in 2014? But the real answer to this question isn’t hard to find. Just look at the National League leaders for batting average as of this morning. At the top of that list, you’ll find […]


22 May

Pirates 9 – Orioles 8: Five Quick Thoughts

published in category: Pittsburgh Pirates
Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 – 9:04 am

The Pirates (19-26) won a shootout last night at PNC Park over the Orioles, not a typo, the offense showed up big. Here’s what I took from it: The Pirates couldn’t have asked for a better scenario last night. Wandy Rodriguez was awful and they still won. Which should mean that Brandon Cumpton will be […]


05 May

DD’s Weekend Top 10

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Monday, May 5th, 2014 – 12:33 am

YO! Daniel Dudley here to recap the weekend in sports. Here are the 10 things that stood out to me: Pens won 3-0 over the Rangers to tie the series at 1-1. Every player in the locker room and Dan Bylsma thought it was the best game they’ve played all season. Honestly, I’m still not […]