1. Brewers Trade Minor League First Baseman Hunter Morris to Pirates

    PITTSBURGH -- The Milwaukee Brewers have traded minor league first baseman Hunter Morris to the Pittsburgh Pirates for an unspecified player...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 17 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  2. Pirates Planning on Maximizing the Versatility of Rodriguez

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 17 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Pirates Hope Alvarez Will Contribute More This Season

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 17 days ago 44 reads 0 comments

  4. McCutchen Exits vs. Orioles with Undisclosed Injury

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen left Wednesday's Grapefruit League game against the Baltimore Orioles with an undisclosed injury.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 17 days ago 1,666 reads 0 comments

  5. Pirates Notebook: Reliever Holdzkom Among Three Players Cut

    LAKELAND, Fla. — John Holdzkom's up-and-down career took another detour on Tuesday, as the reliever was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis. Read more: http://triblive...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 18 days ago 65 reads 0 comments

  6. Holdzkom Makes Good on Podcaster's Prediction

    BRADENTON, Fla. — At first, the caller was vague. His name? “John.” His age? “About 24...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 18 days ago 1,238 reads 0 comments

  7. Report: Pirates, Polanco Have Rekindled Contract Talks

    The Pirates and top young outfielder Gregory Polanco have rekindled contract talks, according to people familiar with the discussions...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 20 days ago 2,879 reads 0 comments

  8. Pirates Pitchers Finding Success with Expanded Strike Zone

    BRADENTON, Fla. The low strike is changing baseball, and it has changed the Pirates . Pitchers increasingly are targeting the lower third of the strike zone, and the lower part of the zone is expanding rapidly for a variety of reasons...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 21 days ago 41 reads 0 comments

  9. Polanco Hits 2nd Homer in 2 Days to Propel Bucs

    Charlie Morton put in a claim for his inclusion in Pittsburgh's season-opening rotation with six solid innings, and Gregory Polanco struck his second homer in as many days as the Pirates ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 22 days ago 81 reads 0 comments

  10. Pirates Say Decisions Due Soon on Fifth Starter, Pitching Depth

    BRADENTON, Fla. — Though the events of Thursday did little to clarify the back end of the Pirates rotation or their starting depth, they indicated decisions are near...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 23 days ago 94 reads 0 comments

  11. Spring training report: Braves 7, Pirates 5

    Josh Harrison hit his first home run of the spring in the Pirates ' first at-bat of the game. He took former Pirate Wandy Rodriguez's pitch out to left field. He is now hitting .313 this spring...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 23 days ago 41 reads 0 comments

  12. Pittsburgh Pirates: 2015 Season Preview for Pitchers with Predictions

    The Pittsburgh Pirates finished with an 88-72 record in 2014 before getting bounced out of the playoffs in the National League Wild Card Game by the eventual World Series champion San Francisco Giants ...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 25 days ago 3,132 reads 11 comments

  13. Andrew McCutchen Cut off His Dreadlocks for Charity

    Wednesday, March 24 was already shaping up to be one of the saddest days of the Social Media Era, thanks to the (Facebook) official announcement that Zayn Malik had left British pop group One Direction...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 25 days ago 92 reads 0 comments

  14. McCutchen Not Worried About Being Ready for Season

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- In giving some insight into why he chose to lay low for a dozen days with "lower-body soreness," Andrew McCutchen also gave some insight into his makeup...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 26 days ago 1,236 reads 0 comments

  15. Reliever Caminero's Chances of Making Pirates' Roster Heating Up

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Ninety-eight, 98, 98. Those were the first three mile-per-hour readings of Arquimedes Caminero pitches on the Charlotte Sports Park scoreboard Monday. The Pirates reliever was just loosening up...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 26 days ago 90 reads 0 comments

  16. Pirates Launch Three Home Runs in 7-6 Victory over the Rays

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- With potential Opening Day starter Chris Archer on the hill for the fourth time this spring, the Rays ' small-ball approach wasn't enough to combat the Pirates ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 27 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  17. Pirates Notebook: Morton's Struggles Continue During Rough Outing vs. Astros

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The changes Charlie Morton made to his delivery this spring have not yet produced great results...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 27 days ago 74 reads 0 comments

  18. Bounce-Back Season from Pedro Alvarez Is Vital to Pittsburgh Pirates Success

    Pedro Alvarez was a dynamic offensive force in the middle of the Pittsburgh Pirates lineup in 2013. Although he batted just ...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 27 days ago 2,575 reads 1 comments

  19. Hart to Test Surgically-Repaired Knees in OF for First Time This Spring

    Corey Hart to test his surgically-repaired knees in the outfield today for the first time this spring http://t...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 27 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  20. Hurdle: McCutchen Will Be Ready for Opener

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  21. Burnett: With This Staff, We Should Shoot for the Stars

    BRADENTON, Fla. — Clint Hurdle revealed Tuesday the name he'd been keeping under his hat for a while: Francisco Liriano, who will pitch against the Cincinnati Reds April 6, becoming ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 28 days ago 97 reads 0 comments

  22. Clint Hurdle: Tony Sanchez Will Likely Be on Opening-Day Roster

    BRADENTON, Fla. — The plan since November was to have Francisco Cervelli and Chris Stewart split catching duties this season, and if all went perfectly perhaps they'd come somewhere ...

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  23. Pittsburgh Pirates: Young Aces and Athletic Nucleus Give Buccos Huge Potential

    After going two decades without making the playoffs, the Pittsburgh Pirates have cracked the postseason in each of the past two seasons...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Heath Clary about 29 days ago 683 reads 0 comments

  24. Cervelli's Two Blasts Back Solid Cole, Carry Pirates

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  25. Tony Sanchez: Pittsburgh Pirates Biggest Feel-Good Story This Spring

    Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez has shown glimpses of stellar play at times with his bat over the last two seasons as one of the Pirates' backups. At other times, he has looked completely lost...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 30 days ago 4,828 reads 3 comments