Gregory Polanco was removed from Saturday’s lineup because of a sore left shoulder.
Andrew McCutchen said the World Baseball Classic was “a great experience.”
Kang has missed all of Pirates spring training due to his trial, sentencing and its fallout.
Diaz will likely be the first catcher recalled in case of an injury to Francisco Cervelli or Chris Stewart.
The Pirates third baseman is still waiting for a visa that will allow him to leave South Korea and enter the United States
John Jaso had no balls hit his way in his debut at third base.
The man, wearing an Andrew McCutchen T-shirt, eventually got into a wheelchair under his own power and received a standing ovation.
Polanco was 11 for 19 (.619) with two doubles and a home run in five WBC games.
Jaso is expected to provide the Pirates with a left-handed bench bat this season.
Jose Osuna clubbed his fifth home run this spring.
Extending netting system will provide protection “in those areas where the reaction time for objects that enter the seating area is the
The Pirates now have 47 players in camp.
Alen Hanson went 3 for 6 with two doubles — plus two strikes from left field.
Kang, 29, received a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to his third DUI.
Gregory Polanco went 3 for 4 with a double.
Right-hander Tyler Glasnow allowed one run over four innings of work.
“I’m so much better than how I’ve pitched the last three times,” Glasnow said Monday.
“I’m sure there’s something he could do for us,” the Steelers coach joked after getting a “close-up” look at Josh Bell at Pirates camp.
Neverauskas is expected to headline the Indianapolis bullpen alongside Edgar Santana.
Catcher Francisco Cervelli also reported to camp Thursday, returning from the World Baseball Classic.
A Post-Gazette investigation revealed 22 Pirates at spring training claim to have dunked, and 19 have not.
Spring training didn’t stop a few players from sharing their thoughts on March Madness.
The Pirates center fielder tweaked his ankle last week during World Baseball Classic play for the Dominican Republic.
Alvarez, 30, hit 22 home runs with a career-high .826 OPS in 376 plate appearances last season.
The Pirates sent six players over from LECOM Park to minor league camp at Pirate City.
Vogelsong, 39, has a 5.40 ERA in three Grapefruit League appearances this spring.
Marte, starting in center field and batting eighth, was 3 for 4 with a single, double and the home run.
Kang, 29, last week received a suspended sentence in his DUI case.
McCutchen admitted being the subject of trade rumors “hurts,” but said, as always, it’s a business.
Marte intends to play Saturday against the United States, according to USA Today.
Israel went 3-0 in pool play and advances to the second round.
The two teams will square off Aug. 20 near the site of the Little League World Series.
Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco returned to LECOM Park with the Dominican Republic WBC team Wednesday.
Gerrit Cole and Tyler Glasnow are scheduled to pitch against the Dominican Republic’s WBC entry.
Chris Stewart, who had knee surgery in September, has not yet played this season.
Ivan Nova spent most of 13 seasons in the Yankees organization. He pitched against them for the first time Monday.
The Pirates first baseman got three plate appearances and played five innings in the field Monday.
Josh Bell will take the next step in his recovery from knee surgery when he plays in his first spring game.
Jameson Taillon pitched two perfect innings against the Yankees Sunday.
Manager Clint Hurdle will leave the team to attend a friend’s funeral.
Chad Kuhl has now struck out five batters in four scoreless innings this spring.
Every regular but the first basemen will start at LECOM Park Saturday.
Gerrit Cole started his first spring training game and Tyler Glasnow completed only 12/3 of three scheduled innings.
John Jaso, who transitioned to first base last season, will play right field today.
Francisco Cervelli, Jordy Mercer, Jose Osuna and Adam Frazier all homered Thursday.
Managers now have 30 seconds to initiate a challenge, and there is a soft cap on replay review timing.
Josh Lindblom pitched two scoreless innings and John Jaso went 2 for 3 with a homer.
Josh Bell has been cleared to run the bases and will begin playing in simulated games.
Tony Watson allowed three runs and A.J. Schugel gave up three home runs.
After missing two days because of a sore left thumb, Adam Frazier is leading off today.