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Corey Hart, trying to battle back from two years of knee problems and surgeries, likely will platoon at first base with Pedro Alvarez.
Pitcher Edinson Volquez leaves Pirates after one season and heads to Kansas City and a two-year, $20 million contract with the Royals.
Pirates notebook: Newcomer Sean Rodriguez can play nearly every position, supplying versatility manager Clint Hurdle will appreciate.
Pirates top pitching prospect Jameson Taillon has made considerable progress after Tommy John surgery, but recovery far from finished.
Baseball cards date to the 19th century, but for Sy Berger, the decade after World War II was the perfect time to revitalize them.
A.J. Burnett’s return to the Pirates went according to plan; his plan, as it turns out.
New Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli finally will get his first chance to be a starter in the majors.
The Pirates officially announced the re-signing of pitcher Francisco Liriano and the signing of another pitcher, Radhames Liz.
As Major League Baseball’s winter meetings finished up, some teams were more active than others, and the NL Central looks to be fierce.
The Pirates drafted Buddy Borden in the seventh round in 2013 out of UNLV. The Pirates traded for Rodriguez, a utility player, on Dec. 1.
The Pirates also lost right-handers Luis Urena and Tyler Waldron in the Class AAA portion, but passed on selecting any players.
Preliminary talks about signing the second baseman to a multiyear contract extension have occurred but are not close.
The Pirates today acquired left-hander Antonio Bastardo from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for minor-league pitcher Joely Rodriguez.
Pirates will make a good move at good price with the re-signing of starting pitcher Francisco Liriano.
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said right field is "probably [Gregory] Polanco's job to keep" entering spring training this season.
Starter Francisco Liriano is a physical and a signature away from biggest free-agent contract in team history.
Banister now has the head job with Texas, but remembers those who taught him along the way — especially Clint Hurdle.
Pirates pluck reliever Josh Lindblom off waivers from Oakland, but expected big-name offseason changes still in holding pattern.
A limited number of tickets will be available for the April 13 home opener against the Detroit Tigers
Lindblom, 27 started one game for Oakland in 2014.
Young, who played for the Pirates a total of 11 years, will be a special assistant on the baseball operations staff.
A look at the Pirates' roster situation entering the winter meetings in San Diego.
The GM will receive the Dr. Freddie Fu Sports Leadership Award at the Dapper Dan Dinner and Sports Auction.
Left-hander Clayton Richard, a former Diamondbacks and Padres product, has a strong major league track record.
Richard’s best year was 2010, when he went 14-9 with a 3.75 ERA.
The Pirates offered a contract to all 11 arbitration-eligible players before the deadline, which could double current salary commitments.
The team’s 11 arbitration-eligible players, including Neil Walker and Pedro Alvarez, are expected to be offered contracts.
Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Pedro Martinez are now eligible for Cooperstown. Former Pirates Brian Giles and Jason Schmidt also on ballot
Giles and Schmidt each appear on the ballot for the first time, along with 15 other newcomers. The results will be announced Jan. 6.
The Pirates were wise to not get caught up in a bidding war for Russell Martin, but the decision to bring back A.J. Burnett is not as smart.
The first baseman was traded in exchange for international signing bonus money.
As though the new uniform didn’t bring Martin’s return to his hometown into stark relief, his bilingual introductory press conference did.
Ike Davis was designated for assignment as the Pirates protected five players from the Rule 5 draft, making Pedro Alvarez the man at first.