"How would Major League Baseball make it worth the Red Sox's while? 'Hey, do something altruistic for the Pirates'?"
"If the higher-ups at the Pirates and Penguins aren't asking these hypothetical questions and then trying to do market research on it, then they're not really...
"This is my public service announcement: I don't have answers for you."
“I don’t see any chance we’re going to lose the broadcast. I just don’t think that’s realistic."
"It's something I get the feeling they've already been thinking about, and they should have already been thinking about it."
"Some writers write ridiculous things, like Jon Heyman, silly," Brown said. "He tweeted out something today, take everything that guy says with a grain of salt."
"For Pittsburgh Pirates announcer Joe Block and Houston Astros announcer Robert Ford, Kalamazoo was (in many ways) where it all began."
"The slugger was a famously prickly personality who rubbed a lot of his teammates and the media the wrong way."
"The Pirates invited Richert to throw out the first pitch in celebration of his 20th anniversary with KDKA."
The Pirates have made the playoffs six times since their 1979 World Series victory.