Pirates rookie Clay Holmes was warned by the umpires after hitting the Rays' Willy Adames with a pitch during Sunday's 10-4 loss in an exhibition game.
Lonnie Chisenhall left after one inning because of leg tightness as a precaution Saturday in the Pirates' 8-7 victory over the New York Yankees in an exhibition game.
Rookie Davis pitched two hitless innings in his first start of spring training for the Pirates on Saturday in their 1-1 tie with the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Pirates claimed right-handed reliever Jake Barrett off waivers Friday from the San Francisco Giants, who had designated him for assignment.
Beat writer John Perrotto answers readers' questions about the Pirates.
Pirates non-roster outfielder Patrick Kivlehan reached the major leagues despite not playing baseball in his first three years of college.
Steven Brault had a rough outing Tuesday against the New York Yankees, allowing four runs in one-plus inning of the Pirates' 8-6 loss in an exhibition game.
Rookie Clay Holmes is trying to find the right pre-game routine for his role of swingman with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Pittsburgh Pirates backup catcher Elias Diaz could start the season on the injured list, DKPittsburghSports.com has learned.
New hitting coach Rick Eckstein is looking to improve an offense that was 19th in the major leagues in runs scored last season and 25th in home runs.
Top pitching prospect Mitch Keller allowed two runs in one inning Tuesday in his first start of the spring as the Pirates lost 6-5 to the Twins in an exhibition...
Jordan Lyles allowed one run in two innings in his first spring start Monday as the Pirates rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Red Sox.
Third baseman Jung Ho Kang and Ke'Bryan Hayes both hit two home runs to lead the Pirates to a 10-6 victory over the Marlins on Sunday in an exhibition game.
Steven Brault pitched two sharp innings Saturday in his bid to become the fifth starter and the Pirates beat the Phillies 3-2 in the exhibition opener at Clearwater, Fla.
In a slow free-agent market, Andrew McCutchen was grateful to get a three-year, $50-million contract from the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Pirates finished the workout portion of spring training Friday and will open exhibition play Saturday against the Phillies at Clearwater, Fla.
Spring training rolls on under the Florida sun, and the Pirates continue to go to work with the workouts and drills.
Veteran switch-hitting outfielder Melky Cabrera is trying to make the Pirates as a non-roster player after helping the Cleveland Indians win the American League Central last season.
Right-hander Rookie Davis, who signed a minor-league contract earlier this week, is ready to compete for the open spot in the Pirates' rotation.
Former Pirates and current Rays right-hander Charlie Morton has a different idea about how MLB could speed up games rather than using a pitch clock.