Between Growing Kids, Weddings & More, Pirates Had Busy Off-SeasonThe language of baseball is universal, but inside the Pittsburgh Pirates’ clubhouse you never know what you're going to hear.
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.
With One Week To Go: 5 Impressions From Pirates CampWith one week left in Florida, five quick impressions of Pirates camp.
Pirates Spring Training 2017: Feb. 20 News & NotesWith Owner Bob Nutting observing, the pitchers got a 'down' day while BP featured bombs from McCutchen, Marte, & Freese
Pirates Spring Training 2017: Feb. 19 News & NotesDay Six was Photo Day, and Cervelli exits early; status is "day-to-day"
Jaso Hits For Cycle As Pirates Beat Cubs 8-4John Jaso hit for the cycle and drove in five runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.
Pirates Broadcaster Wehner On Road Trip: "It Appears As Though They Don't Care"Wehner tells Cook and Poni he can see why the fans are so frustrated with this team because they are showing such a lack of urgency.
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.