The Pirates today offered $15.3 million qualifying offers to two of their pending free agents in catcher Russell Martin and pitcher Francisco Liriano.
Bob Pompeani talked about the Pirates offseason with Travis Sawchik of the Tribune-Review.
With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.
The biggest issue the Pirates will face this offseason is what to do with, and whether or not they can re-sign their star catcher Russell Martin. Today though, we found out the first step the Pirates will take.
In the first edition of the “Pirates Hot Stove Report,” Colin Dunlap takes a look at some of the more pressing offseason issues the team will have to address.
Bob Pompeani talked about the Pirates offseason with John Perrotto of USA Today.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) – Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday for the final 2014 edition of his weekly spot with the guys.
John Smoltz joins “The Fan Morning Show” to look back and the season and ahead to the offseason
Looking back at it, the 2-year, $17 million contract the Pirates signed Catcher Russell Martin to back in 2013 was an absolute steal. You can expect that this offseason, it will take much more than than to retain one of the most important pieces of this team.
Pirates catcher Russell Martin said he intends to be in the lineup for Wednesday’s National League wildcard game against the Giants at PNC Park. He missed the final two games of the regular season after he appeared to aggravate his injured hamstring on Friday.
With the Pirates and Russell Martin, it really might come down to the effort and not the result. If the effort is made — a fair and honest effort by the Pirates — I don’t […]
Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington says the team will go way beyond their comfort level to keep Russell Martin.
Russell Martin hit a three-run homer off Jonathan Broxton in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates inched closer to a playoff berth with a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games.
Rookies Javier Baez and Matt Szczur homered, and the Chicago Cubs snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.