Freese will spend time at first base and third base this season.
Boston’s Drew Pomeranz and St. Louis’ Seth Maness received experimental treatment after recent injuries.
The right-hander has a good chance to make the rotation out of spring training.
Marte spent the 2011 season playing for Class AAA Indianapolis.
Nicasio showed major potential during a half-season in the Pirates bullpen last season.
The BBWAA’s treatment of steroid-era players shows how ill-equipped the organization is to manager Cooperstown voting.
The Pirates added a non-roster invitee, to try out as bench depth, when they signed first baseman and outfielder Joey Terdoslavich to a
John Jaso will work at third base and possibly the corner outfield spots this spring.
Frazier will start the season as the Pirates’ primary utility player.
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens get vote increases but not enough to get elected.
The first baseman and outfielder received an invite to major league spring training.
The former No. 1 prospect has a chance to earn a rotation spot this spring.
The left-hander could be the Pirates’ closer of the future.
Flo Rida and Chicago will perform post-game concerts this season.
Injuries slowed the backup catcher last season, but he says he is fully healthy after arthroscopic knee surgery.
The rules for Hall of Fame voters change after this year’s election and require every ballot to be public.
Bastardo could be moved as the Pirates work to whittle the stockpile of left-handers in their bullpen.
Jared Hughes is one of three righties who appears to have a bullpen spot.
The left-hander will compete for a spot in the Pirates’ starting rotation this spring.
Friday is the deadline for teams and players to exchange desired arbitration salary figures.
The utility player diversified defensively last season and is out of minor league options.
The Pirates selected Webb from the Yankees in the Rule 5 draft in December.
Jared Hughes, in his third year of arbitration eligibility, will make $2,825,000 in 2017.
Drew Hutchison will make $2.3 million next season. He was arbitration-eligible for the second time.
Bill Brink and Stephen J. Nesbitt deliver a primer on each member of the Pirates’ 40-man roster.
Drew Hutchison will compete for a spot in the 2017 rotation this spring.
Schugel was a pleasant surprise for the Pirates last season.
Lisalverto Bonilla received a 40-man spot despite not pitching in the majors since 2014.
Vogelsong, 39, joined the Pirates as a free agent prior to the 2016 season.
GM Neal Huntington said he expects Kingham will contribute at the major league level this season.
Mercer, 30, has a .257 batting average and .691 OPS over five seasons with the Pirates.
Diaz will start the season at Class AAA Indianapolis as the Pirates’ No. 3 catcher.
Wade LeBlanc is one of five lefty relievers on the Pirates’ 40-man roster.
They were among 19 non-roster invitees announced Monday morning by the Pirates.
Ogando, a right-handed reliever, ended his 2016 season with seven consecutive scoreless appearances for the Marlins.
The right-hander is in the hunt for a rotation spot in 2017 but will have some tough competition.
Garcia was designated for assignment Dec. 31 to make room on the roster for right-hander Ivan Nova.
Neverauskas, a right-handed pitcher, gave up only one home run all last season.
The infielder was called up in late July and got two opportunities to pinch-hit.
Ngoepe gave up switch-hitting before the 2015 season, focusing instead on hitting from only his natural right side.
Osuna made the most of limited at-bats in major league spring training last year.
Pittsburgh’s pitching coach isn’t down with his guys playing in the World Baseball Classic, and it’s tough to blame him.
Kang will be replaced by Ha-Seong Kim, the shortstop for Nexen Heroes, Kang’s former KBO team.
The Pirates acquired Bostick in a trade with the Washington Nationals in September.
Holmes, a right-hander, was drafted by the Pirates in the ninth round in 2011.
Kang left the scene of a DUI accident after crashing into a guard rail Dec. 2.
Club needs another starting pitcher and the bullpen has a surplus of lefties.
Kang was arrested for a DUI and fleeing the scene of an accident in early December in Seoul.
The move makes room on the 40-man roster for returning pitcher Ivan Nova.
Ivan Nova passed his physical and signed a three-year, $26 million deal to remain a Pirate.