How well GM Neal Huntington smooths over feelings with his star center fielder after trade talks fizzle could be key to season.
At his first public appearance since the Pirates started shopping him, the star outfielder avoided any talk of changing teams.
The Pirates aren’t that far from being a playoff contender, but they need a solid veteran arm.
“We took calls. We listened. We engaged,” Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said about the rumors of trading Andrew McCutchen.
Webb, 26, had a 3.59 ERA in 36 appearances, five starts, last season for Class AAA Scranton-Wilkes Barre.
The Pirates regressed defensively last season, allowing 15 more runs than the average team.
Washington Nationals send young pitchers Pirates coveted to White Sox for center fielder Adam Eaton.
Washington is reportedly close to adding a center fielder, and he’s not coming from Pittsburgh.
The Nationals aren’t going to offer their best outfield prospect, and even if they did that may not be enough.
The Pirates hope to find a veteran starter to augment a young and inexperienced rotation.
Even Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger offers his two cents on the fate of All-Star center fielder Andrew McCutchen.
“We’ve got our net wide,” Nationals GM Mike Rizzo said Tuesday.
With Chris Sale joining Rich Hill as starters now off the market, will the pace of pitching acquisitions increase?
The Steelers quarterback says he talked to McCutchen last week but won’t share the full conversation.
Maybe he is, but that doesn’t mean the Penguins should be in a rush to deal Marc-Andre Fleury, Starkey writes.
General manager Neal Huntington says dealing a player of the All-Star center fielder’s caliber is a tough decision.
The Pirates said Monday they had not been aware of Kang’s previous DUI charges.
The former Pirates closer gets four years and $62 million from the Giants, including $34 million in the first two years.
MLB announced that Andrew McCutchen will play for Team USA in next year’s World Baseball Classic.
MLB Network’s Jon Heyman says a team not previously reported is interested in trading for the Pirates’ star.
The winter meetings are underway and already some deals are complete, or almost done.
As the Pirates discuss trades involving Andrew McCutchen, they still need starting pitchers.
Gerrit Cole, Tony Watson and Jared Hughes are among the arbitration-eligible players tendered contracts.
Wade LeBlanc, a 32-year-old lefty, was eligible for arbitration but agreed to a contract for 2017 with an option.
There is a cautionary tale in the return the team got for Neil Walker last year.
Once the new collective bargaining agreement is ratified, baseball will have labor peace for 26 years in a row.
The Washing Nationals have pitching the Pirates need but the D.C. club might be loath to depart with top position prospect.
The Nationals prospect is 19 years old with five-tool potential. But does that matter when you’re dealing away the face of your franchise?
The Pirates removed Jeff Locke from their roster rather than pay him a higher salary in arbitration.
As the Pirates increase efforts to move their star, the possible returns are looking good, but not good enough.
The former National League MVP had his worst season in 2016 and is due $14 million next year.
Joyce had 13 home runs and 42 RBIs in 2016.
Bonilla pitched five games for the Texas Rangers in 2014 and had a 3.05 ERA.
The Pirates have shown no evidence that building a contender is the top priority.
Pitt’s return man stacks up pretty well against some of the best returners in college football history.
The Pirates’ internal options to replace Harrison, should he be traded, are Adam Frazier and Alen Hanson.
Pirates face many significant contract decisions, and most involve pitchers
Sitting in a desk at the Post-Gazette, six miles from my mom’s house in Greenfield, isn’t just a privilege. It’s a surprise.
The current collective bargaining agreement expires Thursday, while MLB and the union continue to negotiate.
The utility man parlayed a strong second season in Pittsburgh into a two-year free agent contract with the Atlanta Braves.
Sean Rodriguez reportedly agreed to a two-year, $11 million with the Atlanta Braves.
Other bobblehead giveaways in 2017 include catcher Francisco Cervelli, shortstop Jordy Mercer and right fielder Gregory Polanco.
Ralph Branca, the Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who gave up the home run dubbed the "Shot Heard 'Round the World," has died at the age of 90
The Pirates will consider moving Andrew McCutchen, who has two years left on his contract.
Holmes, a ninth-round draft pick in 2011, had a 4.22 ERA in 26 starts last season for Class AA Altoona.
Kris Bryant received 29 out of 30 first-place votes for the National League most valuable player award.
This is Verlander’s second Cy Young runner-up — he has lost twice by a total of nine points.
Votes are tallied before postseason play begins and takes into account only regular-season results.
Joe Starkey ranks Pitt’s wins in basketball and football this century, and he wonders whether anybody in the world is universally liked.
Former Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland reportedly has Pirates on his short list of teams that interest him for next season.