Riverhounds Fight Back 3 Times, Earn Tough Draw With Defending USL ChampsThe Riverhounds opened the 2017 season with a tough 3-3 draw against defending USL Champion New York at Highmark Stadium.
John Jaso Ready For Whatever Pirates Throw At HimThe 33 year-old Jaso converted from catcher to first baseman last year with amazing results. A .994 fielding percentage (5 errors in 800 chances) after Jaso worked during the off-season and then intensely with former Bucs gold glove first baseman Kevin Young during 2016 camp.
Austin Meadows Reassigned, Talks Major League ExperiencePirates moved one of their biggest names Monday, yet it was not a surprise as the roster gets closer to 25. Baseball America’s top Pirates prospect Austin Meadows was reassigned to the minors after a prolonged stay in Major League Camp.
Pirates' Rule 5 Draft Pick Fighting To Make TeamThe first Pirates rule 5 pick since Gustavo Nunez in 2011, 6’6” Tyler Webb is trying to find his role in a bullpen full of lefties.
Dunlap: Hey Duquesne, Hire Mike RiceMike Rice needs Duquesne and Duquesne could use Mike Rice. It all fits; fits like a perfect glove.
Jacob Stallings Ready For Pirates If Called UponJacob Stallings says he'll be ready if called upon this year after getting his first taste of the Majors last year.
Pirates President Coonelly 'Optimistic' Kang Will Return In 2017Pirates President Frank Coonelly says he thinks Jung Ho Kang will play for the Pirates this year.
Trevor Williams Makes Case To Earn Rotation SpotManager Clint Hurdle offered an assessment of the ongoing competition to be the Pirates' fifth starter.
David Freese Ready To Step In For KangAmid a Korean report that Jung-Ho Kang’s visa request was denied by the US Government, the reality hit home again at Pirate camp that they will need a third baseman to start the year.
McCutchen On World Baseball Classic: 'It Was Amazing'Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison returned to Pirates camp following the team USA championship at the World Baseball Classic. McCutchen had so much fun he nearly lost his voice.
Senators' Owner Upset Over Methot Injury, Calls Crosby A 'Whiner Beyond Belief'The Ottawa Senators’ owner is lashing out after seeing one of his players suffer an injury at the hands of Sidney Crosby.
Reports: Pirates' Kang Denied Visa, Status For Season UnclearReports out of Korea indicate that Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang may not play this season.