PODCAST: Pittsburgh Pirates Expectations and Questions with Matt Shetler


Apr 6, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen (22) is congratulated by third baseman Josh Harrison (5) after hitting a home run during the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. The Reds won 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ 2015 season is underway, and there are plenty of topics ripe for discussion on City of Champions Radio.

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Host Matt Gajtka welcomes former colleague and astute Bucs observer Matt Shetler to the show to pick apart the roster and analyze the team’s chances as it goes for three playoff appearances in a row.

The guys take a look at what should be a potent lineup and identify its flash points, then they delve into the pitching staff, which has as much uncertainty as upside.

Also, Matt and Matt give their thoughts on this week’s Josh Harrison contract extension and wonder who might be the next player to put pen to paper. Follow Matt Shetler on Twitter at @PSNMattS and visit Pittsburgh Sporting News.

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