1. Pirates SS Prospect Tucker Making Progress After Thumb Surgery

    Shortstop Cole Tucker, the Pirates ' first-round draft pick last year, had surgery Oct. 1 to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb...

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  2. 2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 first basemen

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  3. Pedro Alvarez Will Bounce Back for Pittsburgh Pirates in 2015

    The Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the top teams in MLB last season, but they still had some dark spots. No dark spot was bigger than that of the team's power threat, Pedro Alvarez...

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  4. Can Jung-Ho Kang Be a Good MLB Shortstop?

    The Pirates ' recent signing of Jung-Ho Kang has been analyzed six ways to Sunday, despite the fact that no one really knows how he's going to do...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 56 reads 0 comments

  5. The Neil Walker Dilemma

    SOUTH HILLS – One of the more interesting players the Pirates will soon have to make a decision on is Neil Walker.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 65 reads 0 comments

  6. Pirates GM: Kang Will Play All Over the INF

    Pittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington says newly signed IF Jung-Ho Kang will be playing all over the infield, not just Shortstop, on 'Power Alley' with Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette...

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  7. Top Offseason Options for Pittsburgh Pirates to Finish off Winter Plans

    This winter has been one of the busiest of Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington's career, as a number of offseason transactions have rounded out his team's roster...

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  8. Pirates SS Prospect Tucker Making Progress After Thumb Surgery

    Shortstop Cole Tucker, the Pirates ' first round draft pick last year, had surgery Oct. 1 to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb...

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  9. Jung-Ho Kang Aware of Role as 'Pioneer'

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  10. For Pirates, NL Central Test Just Got Tougher

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  11. Pirates DFA Elmore to Make Room for Kang

    The Pirates have designated infielder Jake Elmore for assignment, the club announced. The move creates 40-man roster space for the addition of Jung-ho Kang...

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  12. Kang Trains in Arizona Ahead of Pirates' Camp

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Even without knowing he wears uniform No. 16 or being increasingly familiar with his visage, Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang was easy to pick out on Field No. 5...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 6 days ago 105 reads 0 comments

  13. Optimism Soars After Pirates Sign Korean Shortstop

    A lot went into the pursuit of Korean infielder Jung Ho Kang. The Pirates sent multiple scouts to watch him play. They reviewed loads of film...

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  14. Pirates Officially Sign Korean Shortstop Kang

    The Pirates announced the signing of Korean shortstop Jung Ho Kang on Friday, an acquisition carrying upside and the unknown along with fascinating short- and long-term consequences...

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  15. Pirates Avoid Arbitration with Melancon, Harrison

    The Pirates have agreed to a $5.4MM salary with closer Mark Melancon, according to Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Twitter link). Additionally, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweets that Josh Harrison will receive $2...

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  16. Pirates Avoid Arbitration with Chris Stewart

    The Pirates have signed Chris Stewart to a one-year, $1.225 million deal, avoiding arbitration. MLBTR projected Stewart would get $1.3 million...

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  17. Jung-ho Kang to Pirates: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    After winning the bidding for South Korean infielder Jung-ho Kang , the Pittsburgh Pirates reached an agreement on a contract with the 27-year-old. The Pirates made the deal official Friday, Jan...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 days ago 8,618 reads 7 comments

  18. Pirates Starter Vance Worley Seeks Quick Start This Season

    BRADENTON, Fla. — The casual viewer can be excused if they are surprised to hear that one of Vance Worley's goals this year is to get off to a quicker start with better command early in the season...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Pittsburgh Pirates' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

    The Pittsburgh Pirates system took a hit last year with Jameson Taillon ’s Tommy John surgery, but fellow right-handers Tyler Glasnow and Nick Kingham picked up the slack ...

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  20. Kang Gets Big Sendoff, Packs High Expectations

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The next big thing in America is already huge in South Korea. Jung-ho Kang, packing his hopes and his nation's obvious pride, received a frenzied sendoff Wednesday morning (Tuesday evening our time) as he departed for Pittsburgh ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 days ago 135 reads 0 comments

  21. Kang Takes Shot at Incumbent SS Mercer

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  22. Pirates Notebook: Charlie Morton Takes First Steps Back

    Charlie Morton threw off of a mound Tuesday for the first time since his hip surgery in September, the latest step in his rehabilitation...

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  23. Pirates' Voluntary Minicamp Opens Up Without Alvarez

    BRADENTON, Fla. — Pedro Alvarez was not at Pirate City on Monday morning for the start of four days of voluntary workout sessions...

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  24. How Jung-ho Kang Could Fit into Pittsburgh Pirates' Bright Future

    Already blessed with a future that looks plenty bright, there's a chance the Pittsburgh Pirates ' future will look even brighter before long. It depends on what will become of their newest acquisition...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 13 days ago 9,879 reads 9 comments

  25. Jamey Carroll Joins Pirates as Special Assistant

    e Pirates have announced that Jamey Carroll has joined their front office as a special assistant. The front office has added plenty of on-field experience this offseason, with Carroll joining Kevin Young and former manager Grady Little...

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