After the most successful season in 20 years, Pirates fans began anticipating the 2014 opener shortly after the loss to the Cardinals in the NLDS.
03/02/2014 - 13:42
It’s been a long time since the Pirates’ starting lineup was decided early in spring training, and the team has their share of holes again this season.
03/02/2014 - 13:34
The Cardinals and the Tigers are the teams to beat this season, but the Yankees spent a ton of money trying to play catch-up, while the Nats starting pitching may be the best in baseball.
03/02/2014 - 13:05
Dusty Baker, Carlos Beltran and A.J. Burnett have left the National League Central, but Ryan Braun returns. St. Louis and Pittsburgh boast top-flight young pitching that should make the 2014 race another competitive one.
02/28/2014 - 15:24
A.J. Burnett is in Philadelphia, but the pitchers and catchers in Bradenton are ready to embark upon spring training. The Pirates have several needs that will be worked out during the next six weeks in Florida.
02/14/2014 - 10:12
The Pirates have had a number of prospects in action in the Arizona Fall League as well as various winter leagues.
01/13/2014 - 11:19
There were 21 seasons between Pirates playoff games, but Doug Drabek was on the mound for both. The former Pirates ace and Cy Young Award winner started and pitched a gem in Game 7 of the team's ill-fated NLCS contest against Atlanta in 1992.
12/30/2013 - 10:46
The Pirates have stayed relatively quiet in an offseason that has brought a record contract and a frenzy of other high-profile moves. Even after their best season in more than two decades, though, the Pirates are yet to make a big splash in free agency.
12/30/2013 - 10:41
There was a considerable amount of panic last month when Major League Baseball's winter meetings wound up and the Pirates failed to add any "significant" pieces to their roster.
12/30/2013 - 10:25