Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 20 News And NotesFrancisco Cervelli called MLB's new rule limiting non-pitching change mound visits “the worst thing I’ve ever heard.”
Pirates Unveil 'Free Shirt Friday' DesignsPirates fans who like T-shirts are specifically looking forward to the team's "Free Shirt Fridays" this season.
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 19 News And NotesA bandage has been ripped off. And now the wounds of a difficult offseason can start to scab over and heal, as baseball was once again the focus during the first Full Squad workouts at Pirate City.
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 18 News And NotesA disgruntled second baseman, a frightened but thankful catcher, and a somewhat naïve general manager walk into camp…
Mack: When Will Pirates' Actions Back Up Their Words?Neal Huntington insisted the Pirates are focused on winning and suggested they're better than before trading Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen.
Mack: Harrison Wants To Win, But Will It Happen In Pittsburgh?Josh Harrison is not backing down. If the Pirates’ focus isn’t on winning, from top-to-bottom, he wants out. “I want to win. And if that’s not what they want to do here, trade me.”
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 17 News And NotesGregory Polanco and Adam Frazier arrived just in time for Day 4 of workouts at Pirate City, and both talked about expectations going into the first season of baseball in Pittsburgh without Andrew McCutchen in a decade.
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 16 News And NotesDay 3 of Pitchers & Catchers was all set to be another “some guys pitched, some guys took infield, and then there was batting practice” kind of Spring Training Groundhog Day. Then David Freese went in on everyone.
Mack: Freese Is Fed Up, FrustratedDavid Freese has had enough. Enough of losing, enough of watching great players shipped out, and enough of the kind of attitude on the field and in the clubhouse that doesn’t seem to care about losing.
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 15 News And NotesOne key difference between Day 1 and Day 2 was provided: Starling Marte arrived and spoke with the media via translator Mike Gonzalez after working out.
Dunlap: Hurdle’s Message Nice, But A Bit OffColin Dunlap believes Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle meant well in what he said, but he should have dialed it back a little bit.
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 14 News And NotesValentine’s Day was celebrated with the first full day of workouts for pitchers and catchers, three more veteran position players arriving, and Clint Hurdle’s first media availability of the new year going over 20 minutes.