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.
Baseball from February to October leaves little time for family, so the off-season is filled with making up for lost time for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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 catcher Russell Martin sat down with “The Fan Morning Show” at Spring Training on Wednesday to chat about his offseason and his work to prepare for Opening Day.
Pirates C Tony Sanchez sat down with The Fan Morning Show at Pirates spring training on Monday to chat about his offseason and how his career has been progressing.
Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman caught up with former Pirates catcher Mike LaValliere, who is working with the club’s catchers in spring training.
A.J. Burnett scattered four hits over seven strong innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Saturday night.
Anthony Rizzo hit a towering go-ahead, two-run homer off Jason Grilli in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4 on Friday night.
A.J. Burnett scattered four hits over seven innings, Russell Martin hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 on Saturday night to regain sole possession of the NL Central lead.
Vinnie Richichi had a chance to talk about the Pirates success with Russell Martin before the team left for Colorado.
Pirates Catcher Russell Martin got the day off in the series finale against the Miami Marlins, but when his name was called to pinch hit late in a tied game, he came up clutch as the Pirates completed the three game sweep.
Russell Martin’s pinch-hit single with two outs in the 10th inning lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Miami Marlins 5-4 Thursday for their fifth straight win.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — There are a number of reasons the Pirates have been the talk of Major League Baseball in 2013, so determining the team MVP is no easy debate.
With backup Catcher Michael McKenry out for the year after having knee surgery, Tony Sanchez will get his first extended chance with the big league club, and talks about his first game behind the plate being a shutout.
Russell Martin drove home Neil Walker with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Wednesday night.