Another day in Spring Training, another move for the Pirates.
Corey Dickerson didn’t join his new team on Friday. Nor was he with his old team, the Rays, at Charlotte Sports Park. Around the time on Thursday that Dickerson learned he’d been traded to the Pirates, his wife gave birth to a baby boy in Mississippi. The Bucs are excited about the newest member of […]
For Austin Meadows, it’s always been a question of health. There’s little doubt the Pirates’ top outfield prospect will produce when he’s well enough to play, but can he stay on the field consistently enough to reach his potential? He showed what he’s capable of in the Pirates’ Grapefruit League opener, going 3-for-3 with two […]
Pirates chairman Bob Nutting on Thursday said some of the players’ recent criticism of the organization was “correct and fair” and prioritized the return of a winning culture as they look to end a streak of two losing seasons this year.
After back-to-back losing seasons, the Pirates front office decided it was time to hit the reset button and they did it by trading the two biggest names on the big league roster: Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen. While Pirates fans may have lamented their departure, particularly McCutchen’s, the deals did bring in four new members […]
The Pirates broke out the sliding mats late Thursday morning on the back fields at Pirate City, their final full-squad drill and a sure sign it’s almost time for the games to begin.
The Pirates’ Grapefruit League season begins on Friday, when they travel south to face the Rays at Charlotte Sports Park. Before the Bucs take the field in Detroit on Opening Day, Pittsburgh’s front office has a handful of decisions to make.
The Pirates answered a significant question in their outfield on Thursday by acquiring left fielder Corey Dickerson from the Rays in exchange for reliever Daniel Hudson, Minor League infielder Tristan Gray and $1 million, according to a source.
The Pirates have signed outfielder Michael Saunders to a Minor League contract with an invite to Major League Spring Training, the team announced Wednesday.
Four years ago, 21-year-old Kyle Crick reported to his first big league Spring Training camp with the Giants. Beside him, in the neighboring locker: George Kontos. A few weeks ago, 25-year-old Crick reported to his first Spring Training camp with the Pirates. Beside him, in the neighboring locker: Kontos.
The Pirates added another player to their outfielder competition on Tuesday afternoon by acquiring Bryce Brentz from the Red Sox.
After a few days dominated by discussion of the past two years and last month’s trades, the Pirates officially moved forward with their first full-squad workout of Spring Training on a warm Monday morning at the Pirate City complex.