'We Don’t Feel Safe Anymore': Venezuelan Pirates Worry About Political Unrest In HomelandPittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz says his mother is doing well after her ordeal of being kidnapped in their native Venezuela.
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 18 News And NotesA disgruntled second baseman, a frightened but thankful catcher, and a somewhat naïve general manager walk into camp…
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 13 News & NotesTuesday was Physical Day at Pirate City, technically the day before any real work is supposed to begin. Nonetheless, there was action around the complex in Bradenton.
Mother Of Pirates Catcher Elias Diaz Rescued After KidnappingThe mother of Pirates catcher Elias Diaz has been rescued after being kidnapped last week.
Mother Of Pirates Catcher Elias Diaz Kidnapped In VenezuelaThe mother of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz has been kidnapped in Venezuela.
Chris Mack: Bucs, Go For It With YouthRather than debating whether the team should make a move at the deadline or not, let’s consider how the talent already present is being used.
Dunlap: It's Time To See Diaz Every DayThe time has come --- Francisco Cervelli injury or not --- to get an extended look at Diaz as the Pirates' every day man behind the plate.
Pirates Make Cuts, Get Closer To Filling Starting RotationThe Bucs made four roster moves Tuesday including eliminating one of those battling to be the fifth starter.
Pirates Spring Training 2017: Feb. 19 News & NotesDay Six was Photo Day, and Cervelli exits early; status is "day-to-day"
Mike LaValliere Relishes Being Back In Pirates UniformIt’s just another chance to put on the Pirates uniform for a little over a month that puts Mike LaValliere right back where he wants to be. The former Pirates catcher returned again this year to be an instructor during Pirates Spring Training.
Pirates Starter Juan Nicasio Continues To DominateJuan Nicasio was dominant again leading a Pirates split squad team in Ft. Myers to a 2-0 win over Minnesota. Nicasio struck over eight over five scoreless while allowing five hits. So far this Spring, Nicasio has gone 15 innings, allowed no runs and struck out 24.