The Pirates had the right team — their most successful club since Barry Bonds roamed left field at Three Rivers Stadium — but they twice found themselves in the wrong place in 2015.
The Pirates’ search for a left-handed-hitting first baseman led them to a player who has only spent five innings at first base.
The Pirates claimed right-hander Yoervis Medina off waivers on Wednesday from the Cubs.
The Pirates bolstered their pitching depth on Monday by acquiring left-hander Kyle Lobstein from the Tigers in exchange for cash considerations.
Beat reporter Adam Berry answers fans’ questions about the Pirates’ recent trades and acquisitions.
The Pirates didn’t win the World Series, or even the National League Central, but their season-long success led to the Bucs being named Baseball America’s Organization of the Year.
Over the past six seasons, the Pirates have trotted out six starting first basemen on Opening Day. On April 3 at PNC Park, they’ll make it seven. So who will it be? Here’s a look at their existing options, available free agents and the trade market.
Before Wednesday’s deadline, the Pirates did not tender a contract to Pedro Alvarez, parting ways with the player they selected second overall in the 2008 Draft. The club also non-tendered outfielder Jaff Decker.
Heading into last season, general manager Neal Huntington proudly called the 2015 club the deepest team he’d ever assembled with the Pirates. The Bucs took pride in their bench, believing — and eventually proving — it would help them rest players and withstand injuries throughout the year.
The Pirates on Monday signed six Minor League free agents, including two pitchers who spent last season in their organization, and invited them to big league Spring Training.
Patience is required anytime a club selects a high school player in the first round of the Draft. During this past Arizona Fall League, I scouted a first-round pick from the 2013 Draft who was selected out of high school. From what I saw in Arizona, he will more than likely make his mark as […]