Dunlap: Bell’s Thunderous Bat Should Have Pirates Shopping JasoWhat Colin Dunlap saw from Josh Bell, albeit in an ultra-small sample size, would have him vigorously shopping John Jaso as trade bait.
Pirates Beat Reds 5-1Pittsburgh beat Cincinnati 5-1 Saturday night for the Pirates' sixth straight win and Reds their sixth consecutive loss.
Kevin Young Molding Next Crop Of Pirates First BasemenFor a second straight spring the Pirates brought back Kevin Young to work with the first basemen at camp. The Pirates converted Young from a third baseman to first early in his career and he led the National League in 1993 in fielding percentage.
Niese Feels Like He's Rounding Into Shape In Time For Regular SeasonJonathan Niese went 6 innings, throwing 73 pitches and giving up a pair of homers as the Orioles scored in the 9th to win 6-5 in Sarasota on Thursday.
Juan Nicasio Dominates Pedro Alvarez And Baltimore OriolesIt’s a spring start, so you have to take that into account, BUT when you strikeout 10 of the 14 batters you face, against likely the Orioles regular lineup, you take notice.
John Jaso Taking On Challenges Of Transitioning To First BaseNew Pittsburgh Pirates John Jaso looks like he's in line to be the Pirates go to first baseman this year and he joined The Starkey and Mueller Show to talk about his expectations for the season.
Jaso Excited For Fresh Start With PiratesJohn Jaso was, “immediately excited,” when his agent told him that the Pirates were interested in his services.
Clint Hurdle 'Relishes' Tough NL Central CompetitionWith pitchers and catchers reporting in just three weeks, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle joined The Starkey and Mueller Show to talk about expectations for the upcoming season.
John Jaso Agrees To $8 Million, 2-Year Deal With PiratesFree agent John Jaso and the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to an $8 million, two-year contract.
Mariners Hope Jesus Montero Can Live Up To Lofty ExpectationsLook for Jesus Montero to take a step forward this year, possibly to the All-Star level that many saw in him as he came up through the minors.