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Ben and Sam preview the Pirates’ season with R.J. Anderson, and Pete talks to Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Pirates beat writer Rob Biertempfel (at 17:03).


  • Pittsburgh Pirates preview with R.J. Anderson
  • Andrew McCutchen
  • Pirates' rotation and veteran players
  • Neal Huntington's job security
  • Pittsburgh Pirates preview with Rob Biertempfel
  • A.J. Burnett
  • Clint Hurdle


  • Russell Martin was the most expensive free-agent signing in Pirates history.
  • R.J. does not think the Pirates should go 'all-in' this season.
  • R.J. thinks the Pirates could win 1 division title in the next 7 years.
  • R.J. predicts 79 wins but hopes they will get to 82 or 83 wins. He thinks they will finish 3rd in the NL Central.
  • Rob does not think the Pirates will finish about .500 this year (they won 94 games).