Say hello to Andy Barlow – he is just finishing up his Master’s degree at Point Park and he will be blogging about the Buccos for us this summer.
Every April, the Pittsburgh Pirates pack their bags and leave Bradenton, FL for the friendly confines of PNC Park. A new season always brings hope for the fans, much like myself, who have suffered through 19 consecutive losing seasons. Manager Clint Hurdle, all-star outfielder Andrew McCutchen, and our beloved Buccos began their quest for 81 wins and beyond on April 5th. A record crowd of nearly 40,000 watched the cross-state rival… Read the rest