This year, you won’t have too far to travel if you want to see the future of the Pirates. The West Virginia Black Bears are the Bucs’ new short-season minor league affiliate.
The Pirates have announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard to a minor league with an invitation to big league camp.
If you’re in the mood for a road trip, or simply want to come out to support your local team, make your next stop a minor league baseball game at one of these fan favorite stadiums.
It is my contention that insanely talented Pirates outfield prospect Gregory Polanco should have been with the club out of Bradenton; that he should have made the 25-man roster coming North out of Spring Training.
The Minnesota Twins have acquired left-hander Kris Johnson from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Duke Welker in a swap of minor league pitchers.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates named outfielder Andrew Lambo their Minor League Player of the Year and Tyler Glasnow their Minor League Pitcher of the Year on Monday.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — As the Pirates prepare for the arrival of outfield prospect Andrew Lambo in St. Louis Tuesday, they have also announced the acquisition of former Major League catcher Kelly Shoppach, who has been assigned to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pittsburgh Pirates signed relief pitcher Juan Cruz to a minor league contract and gave him an invitation to spring training.