Commissioner Rob Manfred says the Pirates have not violated Major League Baseball's revenue-sharing rules.,
The Pirates are counting heavily on their top four starters in 2019 but there are questions about whether those pitchers will have enough help.
Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez, who says he is both physically and mentally stronger, appears poised for a fine season.
The Pirates finished the Florida portion of spring training Sunday by playing to a 1-1 tie with the Orioles, winding up with a 14-14 record in the Grapefruit League,.
The Pirates will not have their opening-day roster determined before breaking camp and leaving Florida on Sunday.
The Pirates have decided that non-roster players Francisco Liriano and Melky Cabrera will be added to the major-league roster.
Francisco Liriano pitched a shaky 1 2/3 innings Friday in a 3-2 exhibition loss to the Rays in what could be the left-hander's last chance to make the Pirates' bullpen.
Defense was a Pirates’ weak point last season and has continued to be during spring training.
Jonah Davis, who played in the rookie-level Appalachian League last season, hit two home runs Thursday in the Pirates' 7-5 exhibition victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
The Pirates optioned right-handers Michael Feliz and Clay Holmes to Triple-A Indianapolis on Thursday, leaving 36 players in their spring training camp.
Joe Musgrove allowed three runs in five innings in the Pirates' 6-5 exhibition win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday, his final start in Grapefruit League play.
The Pirates optioned reliever Jake Barrett to Triple-A Indianapolis on Wednesday and reassigned infielder Alfredo Reyes to minor-league camp.
Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Tony Clark had little to say about the Pirates cutting their payroll during his annual visit to spring training Tuesday.
Steven Brault pitched 3 2/3 scoreless inning Tuesday against the Detroit Tigers in his longshot bid to make the Pirates' starting rotation.
The Pirates have selected Jung Ho Kang to be their starting third baseman and Erik Gonzalez as their starting shortstop.
Pirates right-hander Jordan Lyles got through a four-inning simulated game healthy Monday after leaving his previous start with cramping in his right side.
Third base prospect Ke'Bryan Hayes was one of the eight players in the Pirates' latest round of roster cuts.
Jameson Taillon allowed one unearned run in five innings as the Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 8-1 in an exhibition game Sunday, the right-hander's next-to-last tune-up before pitching on...
The Pirates have yet to decide on who their starting third baseman and shortstop will be with opening day 12 days away.
Shortstop Jordy Mercer and second baseman Josh Harrison are forming the Detroit Tigers' double-play combination after long stints with the Pirates.
Joe Musgrove allowed two runs in four innings in his first start in a major-league exhibition game this spring as the Pirates and Tampa Bay Rays tied 6-6.
The Pirates' search for a shortstop could end with Jung Ho Kang being asked to move back to the position; Erik Gudbranson already showing his worth.
Starling Marte is growing into a leader as he turns 30 along with nine other observations from Pirates' spring training.
Pirates rookie shortstop Kevin Newman went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, two runs scored and three RBIs Thursday in an 11-2 exhibition victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Among the rule changes coming to Major League Baseball are a hard trade deadline of July 31 this season and roster limits expanding by one to 26 in 2020.
Beat writer John Perrotto makes his predictions on who will be on the Pirates' opening-day roster March 28.