Being a baseball fan requires a great deal of patience.
The 162-game slog of a season is comprised of tens of thousands of individual moments and most of which prove to be inconsequential when October comes around, regardless of how important they felt
12/19/2014 - 13:10
Veteran lefty agrees to three-year $39 million contract; team also adds right-handed pitcher Radhames Liz
The Pirates made the addition of two veteran pitchers official yesterday when they signed left-hander Francisco Liriano to a three-year contract and added right-hander Radhames Liz on a o
12/13/2014 - 01:01
Phillies reliever acquired in exchange for minor leaguer Joely Rodriguez
The Pirates acquired left-handed pitcher Antonio Bastardo from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for minor league pitcher Joely Rodriguez.
12/10/2014 - 18:41
Pirates fans once again had the opportunity to put on their black t-shirts, crowd onto Federal Street, and experience the pandemonium that was playoff baseball in 2014, even if it was abbreviated.
But before Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a damper on everybody’s evening, Pirates fans were able to show their appreciation for the team in the pre-game introductions.
12/08/2014 - 18:41
When the Pirates signed Edinson Volquez to a one-year $5 million contract last offseason, they probably didn’t expect that he would be starting in the National League Wild Card game six months later.
They probably didn’t expect the same to be true of Francisco Liriano two seasons ago.
11/27/2014 - 10:53
The pieces are already moving and the money is already flying as baseball's free agent season is underway. Starting pitcher Jon Lester leads another crop of veteran free agents on the open market this winter.
The 10 most coveted free agents on this year's open market:
11/23/2014 - 16:09
Pittsburgh fan favorite agrees to five year deal worth $82 million
Free agent catcher Russell Martin has agreed to a five-year, $82 million deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, according to both ESPN and Fox Sports.
Martin's deal is pending a physical exam.
11/17/2014 - 20:56
Veteran righty agrees to one-year deal
The Pirates and veteran right-hander A.J. Burnett agreed to a one-year contract for 2015 worth $8.5 million.
11/14/2014 - 19:15
Lefty Justin Wilson sent to New York in exchange for catcher Francisco Cervelli
The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired catcher Francisco Cervelli from the New York Yankees in exchange for left-handed pitcher Justin Wilson.
11/12/2014 - 22:00
The Pirates top prospects are in the Arizona Fall League sharpening their skills. But that group of youngsters won't necessarily be the next to join the big club.
Top Overall Pitching Prospect: Tyler Glasnow - The Pirates have several pitchers in their organization that would be either team’s top pitching prospects, including Nick Kingham an
10/30/2014 - 14:08