Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 19 News And NotesA bandage has been ripped off. And now the wounds of a difficult offseason can start to scab over and heal, as baseball was once again the focus during the first Full Squad workouts at Pirate City.
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…
Mack: When Will Pirates' Actions Back Up Their Words?Neal Huntington insisted the Pirates are focused on winning and suggested they're better than before trading Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen.
Mack: Harrison Wants To Win, But Will It Happen In Pittsburgh?Josh Harrison is not backing down. If the Pirates’ focus isn’t on winning, from top-to-bottom, he wants out. “I want to win. And if that’s not what they want to do here, trade me.”
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 17 News And NotesGregory Polanco and Adam Frazier arrived just in time for Day 4 of workouts at Pirate City, and both talked about expectations going into the first season of baseball in Pittsburgh without Andrew McCutchen in a decade.
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 16 News And NotesDay 3 of Pitchers & Catchers was all set to be another “some guys pitched, some guys took infield, and then there was batting practice” kind of Spring Training Groundhog Day. Then David Freese went in on everyone.
Mack: Freese Is Fed Up, FrustratedDavid Freese has had enough. Enough of losing, enough of watching great players shipped out, and enough of the kind of attitude on the field and in the clubhouse that doesn’t seem to care about losing.
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 15 News And NotesOne key difference between Day 1 and Day 2 was provided: Starling Marte arrived and spoke with the media via translator Mike Gonzalez after working out.
Pirates Spring Training 2018: Feb. 14 News And NotesValentine’s Day was celebrated with the first full day of workouts for pitchers and catchers, three more veteran position players arriving, and Clint Hurdle’s first media availability of the new year going over 20 minutes.
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.
Pirates Pack Up, Begin Trek South For Spring TrainingThe Pittsburgh Pirates have their sights set on warmer weather as they pack up and head south for Spring Training.
Dunlap: You’re Going To Strikeout Cancer, Jameson TaillonColin Dunlap knows that helping people in their deepest time of need is what Pittsburghers do best.
Hit The Deck! Bees Swarm Infield During Spring Training GameWhen a pack of bees swarmed the field, the Rockies and Padres didn't seem to know what to do.
Pirates Say So Long To Florida Sunshine, Head North To Play Meaningful BaseballThe short sleeve days in the Florida sunshine are over and the battles for spots on the roster just about done; now it's time for long sleeves and baseball that counts.
Pirates Clubhouse Crew Begins Packing Up For Return To PittsburghAs the Pirates took the field at LECOM Park Wednesday, for the last time this spring, a second game was playing out just behind the right field wall.