1. Dreamcatcher: Holdzkom Takes Long Road to Bigs

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- John Holdzkom isn't even certain how many times he has been released. "Five or six. Not fun," said Holdzkom, a tall man short on words...

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  2. Pittsburgh Pirates Should Not Offer Neil Walker a Contract Extension

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have had one of the most exciting offseasons in baseball. They have filled all of their most glaring holes and have even made some nice depth moves...

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  3. Huntington, Pirates Make PNC Park a Destination for Free Agents

    There's always been a certain allure to PNC Park, with the twinkle of the downtown skyline and Aztec gold bridges rising beyond its walls, but it typically takes more than passing the eye test to attract baseball's top talent...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 5 days ago 44 reads 0 comments

  4. Pirates Post Winning Bid for Korean Shortstop

    In an unprecedented foray into the international talent pool, the Pirates on Monday won exclusive negotiating rights with Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang by making the highest bid in the posting process...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 5 days ago 93 reads 0 comments

  5. Jung-Ho Kang's Biggest Challenges in Quest to Become MLB Star

    On Monday we learned the Pittsburgh Pirates have won negotiating rights to Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang , tweets Jon Heyman of CBS Sports...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 days ago 12,248 reads 10 comments

  6. Pirates Are the Right Team to Bet Big on Jung-ho Kang's Potential

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed up to take a chance on a 27-year-old shortstop who hit 40 home runs last season. Yeah, you'll have to trust me that there is some chance involved with a player like that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 days ago 19,829 reads 10 comments

  7. Pirates Sign Corey Hart

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 9 days ago 382 reads 0 comments

  8. National League Central's Early Odds of Going to World Series

    For the Pittsburgh Pirates , the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings are behind us and the fun of PiratesFest 2014 is a happy memory...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  9. Taillon Still Has Long Road to Recovery

    The music blared and strobe lights flashed, and it was Jameson Taillon's turn. A young boy approached him and informed him so...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 days ago 119 reads 0 comments

  10. Former Rays Utility Infielder Pleased to Find New Home

    Sean Rodriguez was the fourth utility infielder the Pirates acquired this offseason after Pedro Alvarez's move to first base set up Josh Harrison to play regularly at third...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 123 reads 0 comments

  11. Pirates President Frank Coonelly Downplays Possibility of Edinson Volquez...

    Free agent starter Edinson Volquez had a nice bounce-back year with the Pirates in 2014, finishing at 13-7 with a 3.04 ERA and a 140/71 K/BB ratio in 192 2/3 innings. Pirates president Frank Coonelly doesn't sound like he's in a rush to bring him back..

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 13 days ago 139 reads 0 comments

  12. 'Dream Outfield' Intent on Running Down Every Ball

    PITTSBURGH -- During a lively question-and-answer session with fans on the opening day of PirateFest, one of the most engaging questions heard from the floor concerned the fastest player on the Buccos...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 14 days ago 115 reads 0 comments

  13. Tony Sanchez to Get Some Work at First Base for the Pirates

    Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that, during a Q&A session, Pirates GM Neal Huntington said that catching prospect Tony Sanchez will get some work at first base in the upcoming season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 15 days ago 122 reads 0 comments

  14. Pirates Officially Sign Radhamez Liz

    The Pirates signed right-hander Radhames Liz today, three weeks after his winter league team announce the agreement, after issues with his physical and problems with the contract language delayed the deal...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 16 days ago 137 reads 0 comments

  15. Pirates Announce Signing of RHP Radhames Liz

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 16 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  16. Antonio Bastardo to Pirates: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    On the heels of another solid season for the Philadelphia Phillies , relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo has been moved to the Pittsburgh Pirates . In return, the Phillies acquired J oely Rodriguez, a minor league arm...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 18 days ago 12,763 reads 11 comments

  17. Report: Pirates Close to Acquiring Antonio Bastardo

    The Pirates are close to acquiring southpaw reliever Antonio Bastardo from the Phillies , FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports (Twitter link)...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 18 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  18. Report: Bucs 'Close' to Acquiring Bastardo from PHI

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 18 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  19. Report: Pirates and Walker Have Talked Extension

    SAN DIEGO — The Pirates have had recent, introductory discussions with Neil Walker's camp about a multi-year extension, according to a source...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 18 days ago 569 reads 0 comments

  20. Pat Neshek Was 'Seconds Away' from Signing with Pirates

    Pat Neshek agreed to a two-year, $12.5 million contract with Houston this morning, but the side-arming reliever admitted to Brian McTaggart of MLB .com that he “was probably seconds away from signing with Pittsburgh ...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 18 days ago 311 reads 0 comments

  21. Francisco Liriano Signing Keeps Perfect Marriage Together in Pittsburgh

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are keeping the gang together. Having already signed free-agent right-hander A.J...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 19 days ago 12,026 reads 5 comments

  22. The Pirates Claim Josh Lindblom from the Athletics

    In a move that has shaken the foundations of the Winter Meetings and caused hundreds of writers to cancel their lunch plans, the Pirates have claimed righty Josh Lindblom from the Athletics ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 19 days ago 13 reads 0 comments

  23. Pirates Add Former First Baseman Kevin Young to Staff

    SAN DIEGO -- Former Pirates first baseman Kevin Young has joined the baseball operations staff as a special assistant.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 19 days ago 163 reads 0 comments

  24. Francisco Liriano to Pirates : Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Francisco Liriano declined the Pittsburgh Pirates ' initial qualifying offer but was able to negotiate and secure a long-term deal to remain with the club on Tuesday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 19 days ago 1,977 reads 2 comments

  25. From the Flying to Launching Baseballs, Pirates' Ralph Kiner Was All-American

    December 7, 1941 was a day that will live in infamy for Americans, as the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, prompting our country to enter World War II...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 21 days ago 3,958 reads 3 comments