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 MLB has officially announced it will implement a 20-second pitch count for all spring training games during the 2019 season.
The Pirates finished the workout portion of spring training Friday and will open exhibition play Saturday against the Phillies at Clearwater, Fla.
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.
BRADENTON, Fla. — Spring training is underway here in good old Bradenton and this is the second Live Qs at 5 from the Gulf Coast. I’ve covered the pitchers and...
Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco is swinging the bat well in his return from shoulder surgery but is not yet ready to throw from long distances.
Second baseman Josh Harrison has agreed to terms on a contract with the Detroit Tigers as a free agent and will be reunited with former Pirates double-play partner Jordy Mercer.
Joe Gibbon, who pitched for the Pirates’ 1960 World Series-winning team, died Wednesday at 83 of natural causes, the team announced.
Bob Nutting admits that many fans do not like him and the Pittsburgh Pirates' owner is concerned that is hurting the perception of the franchise.
The Pirates have a potentially strong rotation but there are questions about whether they have enough depth.
Bryan Rust is on the upswing; Melky Cabrera is platoon-proof; the comparison between Roethlisberer, Bradshaw is close.
Major League Baseball will experiment with a pitch clock during the exhibition season that begins Saturday and manager Clint Hurdle is unconcerned about how it will affect the Pirates’ pitching...