As they took to McKechnie Field for a final workout Thursday morning, it was against a backdrop of published pundits not giving them much of a shot to return to the playoffs.
The Pirates resigned shortstop Clint Barmes this offseason to backup Jordy Mercer, but that may not be the extent of the shortstop moves they make before the start of the season.
Pirates SS Clint Barmes sat down with The Fan Morning Show at Pirates spring training this week to chat about his offseason and his work towards preparing for Opening Day.
Pirates SS Jordy Mercer sat down with The Fan Morning Show at Pirates spring training this week to chat about his offseason work and the upcoming 2014 season.
Mercer says the Pirates are looking to start 2014 right where the left off last season.
The preliminaries are done. On to Pittsburgh and the playoffs.
Jeff Locke allowed three hits over seven innings to earn his first victory in nearly two months and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Thursday night.
Pirates infielder Jordy Mercer joined Bob Pompeani prior to the All-Star break.
Jordy Mercer’s single up the middle off Germen Gonzalez drove home Andrew McCutchen with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates past the New York Mets 3-2 on Friday night.
Jordy Mercer hit a go-ahead single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Wednesday.
Gerrit Cole wasn’t nervous about making his first major league road start in his backyard until he heard “Calling All Angels,” the syrupy Train ballad played before every game at Angel Stadium.
Vinnie and Cook checked in Friday with John Wehner for their weekly visit.
The Pittsburgh Pirates will be swapping out their shortstop position, Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review told 93-7 The Fan on Starkey, Miller and a Mueller Monday afternoon.
NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Liriano struck out nine and pitched into the sixth inning to win his debut with Pittsburgh and help the Pirates beat the New York Mets 11-1 on Saturday.
A four-run 4th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 5-4 win over the Pirates Monday in Ft. Myers, Fla.