By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media
Morning, Lunatics …
>> The TribLIVE Radio show today — 2-3 p.m. — will open with your calls, and the topics, as always, are up to you. Call me at 412-320-7925. Feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can’t call. But I’d rather hear from you.
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And at 2:45, we’ll have more wit and wisdom from our @SuckMeter.
>> Sidney Crosby wins his second Hart Trophy, by W.G. Ramirez in Las Vegas.
Here’s the complete list of award winners and all-star and all-rookie teams.
>> Jeff Locke steps up again for the Pirates to set down the Rays. Rob Biertempfel reports from St. Petersburg.
Jose Tabata gets the boot, by Biertempfel.
Gerrit Cole is almost back, by Biertempfel.
Time for the Pirates to hit the gas, by columnist Joe Starkey.
Ken Griffey Jr. loves Cutch, by Biertempfel. And here’s some of that on video:
Here’s Rays news from the Tampa Tribune.
Here are official game highlights on MLB.com.
>> Would love if you could check out the radio show this afternoon. And thank you, as always, for reading.