Tag Archives: Pittsburgh Pirates

06 Nov

SportsTalk: Episode 4 with Jory Rand

published in category: Pittsburgh Pirates, Sports Talk Radio
Monday, November 6th, 2017 – 3:24 pm

After a an asinine and classic World Series the Houston Astros won game 7 and their first ever championship. Mike Asti goes over all that was the 2017 World Series and what the loss means to the Dodgers with ABC 7’s Jory Rand on this episode of TribLIVE Radio’s “SportsTak” show. Jory tells Mike about […]


27 Oct

SportsTalk: Episode 3 with Demitrius Thorn

published in category: Pittsburgh Pirates, Sports Talk Radio
Friday, October 27th, 2017 – 2:34 pm

Mike Asti and Josh King bring another episode of “SportsTalk” to the TribLIVE Radio airwaves. Asti and King talk with Demitrius Thorn, who is more commonly known as “Fedro” for his close resemblance to former Pirate Pedro Alvarez. Does Thorn still keep in touch with Pedro? How did Pedro feel about having a fan who […]


04 May

Pirates’ Starting Pitching Throwing Golden Opportunities Away, by Josh Taylor

published in category: Pittsburgh Pirates
Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 – 12:45 am

“Every battle is won or lost before it is ever fought.” This quote in Sun Tzu’s age-old classic The Art of War speaks to the virtues and benefits of superior planning in relation to winning in combat. Unfortunately, it can also roughly be translated as an understanding of the Pittsburgh Pirates in relation to their […]


27 Oct

World Series Participants Follow a Familiar Path, by Josh Taylor

published in category: Sports Talk Radio
Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 – 10:15 pm

Watching this year’s World Series will likely be difficult for many Pirates fans, having suffered a third straight year of postseason heartbreak. But perhaps for just a fleeting moment of comfort, consider the methods that both the National League and American League champions used to arrive in the Fall Classic. Some of the characteristics of […]


07 Mar

For Bucs Catcher Tony Sanchez, It’s “Do or Die” by Ken Laird

published in category: Pittsburgh Pirates
Saturday, March 7th, 2015 – 2:19 pm

BRADENTON, Fla – This was not what Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez envisioned his baseball life to be six seasons after becoming a first round draft pick. “I got death threats,” Sanchez said. “Guys yelling, ‘We know where you live!’ I speak a little Spanish. We were staying at Casa de Campo, [they’re] giving you the throat […]


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 […]