A brief look into what baseball fans can expect to experience this spring and summer as they return to the ballpark.
by: Chris Mueller — Beaver County Times 15 Apr
Chris Mueller: The Browns’ strong finish to last season with their moves this offseason, including their latest addition of Jedeveon Clowney, makes them clearly better than the Steelers, at least on paper.
... tes, I say? — For the long-term good of the team, the Steelers need to prioritize the offensive line with two of the first three picks of t ...
by: Chris Mueller — Beaver County Times 11 Apr
Chris Mueller: The Penguins are used to going all in at the trade deadline. But with 24 hours to go, the best move is no move for Ron Hextall and Brian Burke.
... fact that injured players should make a big impact isn’t the only reason the Penguins should stand pat; the other might be a little tougher to stomach, but it’s t ...
by: Chris Mueller — Beaver County Times 9 Apr
Chris Mueller: The losing doesn't bother me. It's what the Pirates should do to get the top pick in the draft. But that's no excuse to play sloppy, error-prone baseball.
by: Chris Mueller — Beaver County Times 4 Apr
Chris Mueller: Given the dreary state of affairs with the Pirates, is it too much to ask that the games at least be quick?
... ournament games ever, and there was drama on virtually every possession. The Penguins and Bruins had a 7-5 barnburner that was all wild action after a relatively ...
by: Chris Mueller — Beaver County Times 31 Mar
Chris Mueller: Hope is supposed to accompany Opening Day. For Pirates fans, it's better to steel yourself for what is to come this year. It won't be pretty.
by: Chris Mueller — Beaver County Times 27 Mar
Chris Mueller: The players deserve credit for their resilient performance, but Mike Sullivan's steady hand behind the bench has played a major role in putting the Penguins in firm playoff positioning.
by: Chris Mueller — Beaver County Times 25 Mar
Chris Mueller: Chase Claypool's character was supposedly one of his strengths coming out of Notre Dame. But it's clear from the latest incident that he needs a wake-up call, whether it's from the NFL or from within.
by: Chris Mueller — Beaver County Times 22 Mar
Chris Mueller: The re-signing of JuJu Smith-Schuster makes something clear. The Steelers have decided to live or die with offense in 2021, specifically Ben Roethlisberger and the passing game.
by: Chris Mueller — Beaver County Times 14 Mar
Chris Mueller: Rumors of Evgeni Malkin's demise were greatly exaggerated. Geno is surging and has a perfect complement on his wing in Kaspari Kapanen. It just might be the combination to lead the Pens deep in the playoffs.
by: Chris Mueller — Beaver County Times 6 Mar
Chris Mueller: Coaches as successful as Mike Tomlin are evaluated based on how they and their teams perform in big games. The heat should be on in 2021.