Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 23 News And NotesIt almost felt like Opening Day. And in a sense, for some, it was.
Mack: Move For Dickerson Bolsters Present As Well As FutureFor Pirate fans, at least at the moment, it’s a move that can give them some hope that the light at the end of their post-Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole tunnel may be brightening sooner than expected.
Mack: Nutting Turns 'Words And Actions' Back On PlayersDespite two years of losing, an offseason of shedding stars, a first week of Spring Training that drew critical words from the clubhouse, and a declining payroll, Bob Nutting has decided to turn the adage of ‘actions speak louder than words’ back on to the players.
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.”
AR-15 Raffle For Youth Baseball Team Sparks OutrageA youth baseball team in Missouri is drawing national criticism for proceeding with the raffle of an AR-15 assault rifle in the wake of Florida's deadly school shooting that killed 17 people.
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.
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.