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With spring training in full swing, Bill takes your questions on the Pirates.
Russell Martin is excited about playing in his native Canada with the Blue Jays and looks back on his time with the Pirates.
The seemingly ageless “Cuban Comet” helped clear the way for generations of minority ballplayers
Newcomer plays shortstop and is hitless in one at-bat in his first appearance with the Pirates; Hart out after needing stitches in his foot.
Left-hander Paul Maholm is getting a chance to help the Cincinnati Reds piece together their depleted starting rotation.
Right-hander has a renewed mindset as he fights for a starting spot in his first spring with the Pirates.
Pirates shortstop Jung Ho Kang hopes to prove his power will translate from Korean baseball to the major leagues.
The zany spring of 1995 was certainly one to remember in Bradenton, where the Pirates nearly threw a med school student behind the plate.
Andrew McCutchen is a quiet man and even when displaying the swagger of one of the best players in the game, he does so without airs.
Tabata spent the offseason refining his swing in hopes of increasing his power production and has put on a show since arriving in Bradenton.
Brad Lincoln, a former first-round pick, is back with the Pirates as a non-roster invitee and will vie for a spot in the bullpen.
Sky News says the black cap was stored by the University of Westminster where he studied.
Team’s top prospect sharpens focus on arm care after going through Tommy John surgery and rehabilitation.
New baseball commissioner’s thinking makes sense, just not the individual thoughts.
Two sure signs spring is nigh: 1. The Pirates are back in Bradenton and 2. Bill is back to answer your questions in his weekly chat.
Bob Nutting’s spot on the executive council offers him a platform to influence baseball’s next steps.
Former Milwaukee Brewer Corey Hart hopes a return to the National League Central with the Pirates will bring a return to form for him.
Unhappy with his performance last season, reliever Antonio Bastardo is excited to join a contender.
Pirates announce four upgrades to PNC Park aimed at improving fan experience
A lot of good (and questionable) selections are out there, but San Francisco’s Bruce Bochy stands above the rest.
The upgrades include the installation of two outdoor bars, a two-level terrace in left field and corporate meeting space.
Korean shortstop Jung Ho Kang feels the pressure of joining the major leagues, but hopes to pave the way for others to make the jump.
While the Pirates work hard at making Alvarez a first baseman, they should not wander far from the message: Relax, hit homers.
Former MLB first baseman Sean Casey reflects on his experience of surviving a near-death scare.
Manager Clint Hurdle is trying to get the Pirates to improve from 13th of 15 National League teams in batting average by pitchers.
Manager Clint Hurdle discussed the rule changes aimed at increasing the pace of the game with his coaching staff Saturday.
Pirates reliever John Holdzkom toiled in the independent leagues for years before finally reaching his first major league spring training.
Among other things, the new rules regulate the timing of the breaks between innings and that hitters keep one foot in the batter’s box.
The Pirates acquired minor league left-hander Steven Brault as the player to be named later in the trade that sent Snider to the Orioles.
Avoiding arbitration would have served the Pirates’ long-term interests much better than how the process turned out for them.
Korean shortstop Jung Ho Kang is ready to go in his first spring training with the Pirates, but the club sees no need to rush him along.
Alvarez, who worked out at first base earlier in the day, will make $5.75 million this season. The Pirates went 1-2 in arbitration cases.
Despite the potential loss of a draft pick, the qualifying offer Pittsburgh made to Liriano didn’t disuade teams from coming after him.
Spring training starts with yet another steroids apology.
The Pirates have a familiar look this year, but will their lineup pack enough punch to emerge atop a dramatically retooled NLC division?
The Pirates are spending more in player salaries than at any point in team history, but how much of a difference will that make?
Spring training begins for the Pirates this week, and a quick glance around the diamond shows these Pirates look an awful lot like they did
Pedro Alvarez is the Pirates’ only remaining arbitration case.
From one quarterback to another Tuesday night, Steelers star Ben Roethlisberger helped honor Lifetime Achievement Award winner Jim Kelly.
A panel of arbitrators selected the team’s $8 million figure rather than Walker’s $9 million offer.
Pirates add more bullpen depth, acquiring right-hander Arquimedes Caminero from the Miami Marlins for cash.
The Pirates acquired infielder Steve Lombardozzi from the Baltimore Orioles Tuesday for cash considerations.