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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.
The Pirates have a few prospects they could add to the 40-man roster before tonight’s deadline, which protects them from the Rule 5 draft.
The Pirates signed minor league free agent Brad Lincoln, their first-round draft pick in 2006, to a minor league contract.
The pitcher was a first-round draft pick of the Pirates in 2006.
The Pirates signed Brad Lincoln, their first-round draft pick in 2006, to a minor league contract Tuesday, along with nine others.
Free-agent catcher Russell Martin leaves Pirates for Toronto Blue Jays and a five-year, $82 million contract.
The Pirates have acquired right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett and are responsible for paying him $8.5 million this summer.
Burnett, who will be 38 by opening day, posted a 26-21 record and a 3.41 ERA in his 61 starts during his two seasons with the Pirates.
The New York Giants’ All-Star later found himself shadowed by controversy over his attitude toward black and Latino players.
Clayton Kershaw won the National League Most Valuable Player award, becoming the first pitcher to win the award in the NL since 1968.
Clint Hurdle says the change will allow him to use new assistant coach Brad Fischer more creatively.
The Pirates added depth and security at the catching position as Russell Martin weighs his options in free agency.
There was only one bidder for the item, known as a "haunch" or plaque, according to Hake's Americana & Collectibles in York.
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams beat out Pirates manager Clint Hurdle for the National League manager of the year award Tuesday.
The Pirates added Scahill, a 27-year-old reliever, to the 40-man roster, which has three empty spots.
Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks,
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Those oversized panda heads are being put away - at least the ones seen in the first row at AT&T Park.