Pittsburgh Pirates

Huntington enters Meetings with eyes on Cutch
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The Pirates are unlikely to make any moves at the General Manager Meetings, so Neal Huntington will spend the week in Florida gathering information, talking to other clubs and setting a course for the Bucs’ offseason.

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Hearn dominates again in latest AFL outing
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Pirates lefty Taylor Hearn fired three innings of one-hit baseball to help Glendale defeat Scottsdale, 12-7, on Saturday at Scottsdale Stadium in Arizona Fall League action.

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Keller continues to dominate in Fall League
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With the Arizona Fall League winding down, Mitch Keller is doing his part to end his time in the desert on a high note. Keller, Pittsburgh’s No. 2 prospect, turned in one of his better Fall League outings on Friday, as he allowed two hits, walked one and struck out a pair over four scoreless […]

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#AwardWorthy: Vote for Fan Catch, Best Call
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Vote for a fellow Pirates supporter for Best Fan Catch in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball’s ultimate honors. Pirates radio announcer Greg Brown also has been nominated, for Best Call, TV/Radio, for his delivery on a Sean Rodriguez walk-off homer.

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Inbox: Why not Frazier at 2B, Harrison at 3B?
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Why does no one mention starting Adam Frazier at second base and Josh Harrison at third with David Freese being a fill-in? Beat reporter Adam Berry fields this question and more from Pirates fans in his latest Inbox.

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Freese falls short of first Gold Glove Award
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For the second straight year, David Freese was thrust into a nearly everyday role with the Pirates. After splitting time between first and third base in 2016, he settled in at third this season.

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Bell a finalist for NL Rookie of the Year
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Josh Bell began the year wondering when he’d be sent back to Triple-A. He endured a rough Spring Training, hit .198 in May and frequently found himself in the dugout when the Pirates held a late lead. But Bell will end the year as one of the National League’s top rookies. On Monday, Pittsburgh’s first […]

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Bucs going for improvement over acquisitions
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Pittsburgh isn’t likely to get involved with any marquee free agents given its small-market budget. Even though the Pirates must improve across the board after back-to-back losing seasons, their roster isn’t exactly littered with holes to fill. Nearly everyone is set to return — and, they hope, bounce back.

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Pirates claim lefty Turley off waivers
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The Pirates announced Monday that they have claimed left-handed pitcher Nik Turley off waivers from the Twins.

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Watch Bucs prospects in AFL Fall Stars Game
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Mitch Keller and Kevin Kramer represent the Pirates in the Arizona Fall League’s 12th annual Fall Stars Game tonight at 8 ET. Watch live as the best prospects in the AFL square off on MLB Network and MLB.com.

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Bucs exercise $14.5M option on McCutchen
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The Pirates exercised the club option for the 2018 season on outfielder Andrew McCutchen on Friday.

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McCutchen first on Bucs' Hot Stove agenda
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The Pirates spent the past month looking back and plotting their path forward, gathering to review their disappointing 2017 season while planning for what comes next. But the time for those meetings ended with the final out of the World Series.

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