Players Vying For Roster Spots, Worried About Kang As Pirates’ Spring Training Wraps UpSpring Training is wrapping up in Bradenton, Florida, and with the Home Opener now in sight, it’s crunch time for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Austin Meadows Reassigned, Talks Major League ExperiencePirates moved one of their biggest names Monday, yet it was not a surprise as the roster gets closer to 25. Baseball America’s top Pirates prospect Austin Meadows was reassigned to the minors after a prolonged stay in Major League Camp.
Pirates' Rule 5 Draft Pick Fighting To Make TeamThe first Pirates rule 5 pick since Gustavo Nunez in 2011, 6’6” Tyler Webb is trying to find his role in a bullpen full of lefties.
Jacob Stallings Ready For Pirates If Called UponJacob Stallings says he'll be ready if called upon this year after getting his first taste of the Majors last year.
Pirates President Coonelly 'Optimistic' Kang Will Return In 2017Pirates President Frank Coonelly says he thinks Jung Ho Kang will play for the Pirates this year.
Pittsburgh Pirates Still Haven’t Completed RotationGM Neal Huntington had no more clarity on Sunday who the Pirates fifth starter would be with five more exhibition games left.
Pirates Beat Tigers 5-4The Pirates scored 5 times on 4 hits, including a pair of homers as the Bucs beat the Tigers 5-4 Saturday in Bradenton.
Trevor Williams Makes Case To Earn Rotation SpotManager Clint Hurdle offered an assessment of the ongoing competition to be the Pirates' fifth starter.
David Freese Ready To Step In For KangAmid a Korean report that Jung-Ho Kang’s visa request was denied by the US Government, the reality hit home again at Pirate camp that they will need a third baseman to start the year.
McCutchen On World Baseball Classic: 'It Was Amazing'Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison returned to Pirates camp following the team USA championship at the World Baseball Classic. McCutchen had so much fun he nearly lost his voice.
Reports: Pirates' Kang Denied Visa, Status For Season UnclearReports out of Korea indicate that Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang may not play this season.
Pirates Potential Fifth Starter Hutchison Roughed Up AgainWith all of the candidates likely getting one more start in Florida, Drew Hutchison struggled in his bid to be the Pirates fifth starter, giving up six runs on 10 hits in four and two-thirds innings as the Red Sox won 10-7 on Thursday.