1. Ike Davis Learning to Play Outfield

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 76 reads 0 comments

  2. Pirates' Hurdle Drops Bench Coach Job as He Reorganizes Staff

    Though most baseball teams have a bench coach, a type of second-in-command to the manager, they are neither universal nor required...

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  3. What Francisco Cervelli Acquisition Means for Pittsburgh Pirates

    The Pittsburgh Pirates made some noise Wednesday evening with their first big move of the 2014-15 free-agency period...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 3 months ago 9,100 reads 6 comments

  4. Pittsburgh Pirates Free-Agent Watch: Jason Hammel

    The Pittsburgh Pirates returned to the playoffs for the second straight season in 2014, but they were quickly bounced by the eventual World Series champion San Francisco Giants ...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 3 months ago 3,004 reads 0 comments

  5. It's Now or Never for General Manager Neal Huntington and the Pittsburgh Pirates

    For the first time in more than two decades, the Pittsburgh Pirates have made headlines for seemingly all the right reasons, going from perennial losers to championship contenders after making the postseason in each of the last two seasons...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 3 months ago 3,749 reads 4 comments

  6. Pirates Likely to Acquire a Catcher If Russell Martin Departs

    John Dreker caught Neal Huntington's interview today on MLB Network, in which Huntington spoke about what the Pirates plan to do if Russell Martin leaves.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 299 reads 0 comments

  7. Russell Martin Reportedly Wants $75 Million-$80 Million Deal

    Russell Martin wants a contract similar to Brian McCann's five-year, $85 million (EDIT: not $75 million) deal with the Yankees , Jeff Blair of SportsNet.ca reports.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 217 reads 0 comments

  8. McCutchen Talks About His Legacy, the Pirates' Major Needs

    When spring training opens in mid-February, Andrew McCutchen will embark on his 10th season with the Pirates franchise, which drafted him with the 11th overall pick in 2005.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 191 reads 0 comments

  9. Francisco Liriano Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Star Pitcher

    Francisco Liriano has reportedly signed a deal to remain with the Pittsburgh Pirates . Continue for updates. Tuesday, Dec. 9 Liriano Deal Reportedly Done Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has an update on Liriano: Tuesday, Dec...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 3 months ago 22,332 reads 16 comments

  10. Report: Liriano Also Rejects Qualifying Offer

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  11. Report: Russell Martin Rejects $15.3M Qualifying Offer

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 3 months ago 14 reads 0 comments

  12. Why Pittsburgh Pirates Should Take a Gamble on Brett Anderson

    On paper, the Pittsburgh Pirates ' 2015 pitching rotation currently features only three men with considerable experience as major league starters: Gerrit Cole, Jeff Locke and Vance Worley ...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 3 months ago 4,146 reads 1 comments

  13. Martin, Eyed by Cubs, Dodgers, Bucs and Others, to Decline 1-Year Bid

    Russell Martin, extremely popular on the free-agent market after his big year, will officially reject the Pirates qualifying offer for 2015 by Monday's deadline.....

    Sean Jordan Written by Sean Jordan about 3 months ago 136 reads 0 comments

  14. Report: Francisco Liriano Still Considering Pirates' Qualifying Offer

    Left-handed starter Francisco Liriano is reportedly still mulling whether to accept the Pittsburgh Pirates ' $15.3-million qualifying offer ahead of Monday's deadline...

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  15. Pirates Claim Infielder Jake Elmore from Reds

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  16. Pirates Going to 'Unusual Lengths' to Sign Russell Martin

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 127 reads 0 comments

  17. Pirates Add Brad Fischer to Big-League Coaching Staff

    The Pirates have announced that they've added Brad Fischer to their big-league coaching staff. They've also switched their base coaches, with Nick Leyva moving from third to first and Rick Sofield from first to third...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 53 reads 0 comments

  18. Huntington Facing Tough Decisions

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  19. Pirates' McCutchen and Hurdle Finalists for NL MVP and Manager of the Year

    Andrew McCutchen was announced as a finalist for the National League Most Valuable Player award Tuesday night. His manager, Clint Hurdle, is also a finalist, for NL manager of the year...

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  20. Pirates Can't Snag Gold Gloves

    Neither Russell Martin nor Starling Marte, the two Pirates nominated for Gold Glove Awards, came away with the honor Tuesday night...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 58 reads 0 comments

  21. Pirates Begin Work on Free Agency

    Believe it or not, the Pirates have tasks on their free-agency to-do list aside from trying to re-sign catcher Russell Martin...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  22. Pirates Extend Qualifying Offers to Martin, Liriano

    The Pirates on Monday made qualifying offers to Russell Martin and Francisco Liriano by extending them one-year, $15.3 million contracts that guarantee draft-pick compensation if the free agents sign elsewhere...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 231 reads 0 comments

  23. Pirates Give Qualifying Offers to Martin, Liriano

    The # Pirates have extended one-year qualifying offers to catcher @russellmartin55 and LHP Francisco Liriano...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  24. Pittsburgh Pirates Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have made the playoffs in back-to-back seasons, and now they face an important offseason. Some of the team's most important players are set to hit the market this winter...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 months ago 24,741 reads 7 comments

  25. Pittsburgh Pirates Can Learn a Lot from World Series Teams

    Not only are the Kansas City Royals this season's better version of 2013's Pittsburgh Pirates , they are actually the mold the Bucs should follow if they want to jump up from being ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 657 reads 0 comments