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Pedro Alvarez led the Pirates’ power surge with a two-run home run in the fifth and a grand slam in the eighth.
Left-hander Jeff Locke will start the season as the fifth starter and right-hander Vance Worley will begin in the bullpen.
Stolmy Pimentel showed a strong curveball in two innings, allowing just one hit while striking out one.
Though players — including Stolmy Pimentel, Radhames Liz and John Holdzkom — fight for roles, factors out their control might decide things.
Mike Tomlin visited team camp, where he caught up with Clint Hurdle and pictured converting Jared Hughes and Andrew McCutchen to football.
The Pirates are working to make ESPN’s Buster Olney a prophet for his World Series champions prediction.
Starling Marte’s batting stance adjustments yielded positive results late last season, so he’s sticking to them.
Neil Walker doubled for the seventh time this spring as the Pirates won.
Pirates pitcher says he doesn’t have time to refine his mechanics with the season rapidly approaching.
Rob Manfred spoke to the Pirates and Minnesota Twins Friday. “It's important to be responsive to our fans,” he said, regarding pace of game.
The Pirates reassigned Jose Tabata to minor league camp Friday while clarifying their plans for the final open bench spot.
Starter Jeff Locke went 5⅔ innings and gave up 8 hits and 2 runs. The game was called in the 8th inning because of rain.
Tabata, who was competing to be the club’s fourth outfielder, was reassigned to minor league camp.
As the end of camp nears, the Pirates face decisions on their rotation and starting depth.
Jung Ho Kang’s lack of offense in spring training might trouble some critics, but not the Pirates organization.
Neil Walker, Jordy Mercer and Josh Harrison all had success at the plate in Thursday’s loss to Atlanta.
With spring training nearing a close, Bill takes your questions on the Pittsburgh Nine in 2015.
Right-hander Liz, 31, one of several pitchers competing for a bullpen spot, shifted his approach and has shown promise this spring.
"Why? No big reason, really. It's time for a new change," the Pirates’ center fielder said in a YouTube video.
The Pirates star missed 10 spring training games because of what the team called lower-body soreness.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Mike Napoli started a seven-run fourth inning with a broken-bat homer and Justin Masterson allowed one