1. 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 15 days ago 289 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 15 days ago 210 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 15 days ago 186 reads 0 comments

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

    Francisco Liriano is one of the hottest names on the free agent market this offseason, with multiple teams clamoring for the lefty's signature. Continue for updates. Wednesday, Nov...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 15 days ago 7,353 reads 14 comments

  5. Report: Liriano Also Rejects Qualifying Offer

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

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. 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.....

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  9. 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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  10. Pirates Claim Infielder Jake Elmore from Reds

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

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 19 days ago 127 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 19 days ago 52 reads 0 comments

  13. Huntington Facing Tough Decisions

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  14. 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...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 21 days ago 47 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 21 days ago 56 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 22 days ago 429 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 22 days ago 231 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 22 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 26 days ago 23,000 reads 7 comments

  20. 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 27 days ago 654 reads 0 comments

  21. Pittsburgh Pirates: Pitching Prospects Shining Brightly in Arizona Fall League

    The Pittsburgh Pirates will likely head into the 2015 Major League Baseball winter meetings looking to upgrade their pitching staff with the goal of making it to the postseason ...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 28 days ago 5,308 reads 1 comments

  22. Pirates' Catching Future Learning in Fall League

    Yes, Elias Diaz was aware of the opportunity the Pirates ' catching situation has created for him. He knew Russell Martin would reach free agency after the 2014 season and understood that Martin will likely depart...

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  23. Pittsburgh Pirates: Season Grades for Every Offensive Player in 2014

    After entering the 2014 All-Star break only three games over .500 in 2014, the Pittsburgh Pirates stormed back into the playoffs for the second straight season, finishing with a record of 88-74...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 30 days ago 2,019 reads 2 comments

  24. Why Pittsburgh Pirates Should Use Tony Sanchez as Trade Bait This Offseason

    The big story to follow when the Pittsburgh Pirates were eliminated from the playoffs was whether they would re-sign star catcher Russell Martin...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 1 month ago 5,068 reads 8 comments

  25. Pirates Must Weigh Risk, Reward in Attempt to Sign Martin

    General manager Neal Huntington has said the Pirates will “stretch beyond normal comfort levels” to retain Russell Martin...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 month ago 272 reads 0 comments