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Major League Baseball will use pitch clocks during Spring Training games, Commissioner Rob Manfred said on Sunday, which possibly paves the way for the introduction of a pitch clock during the regular season. The Pirates don't seem too worried about the idea.
Josh Bell stepped to the plate on Field 1 at Pirate City late Tuesday morning and assumed his left-handed stance.
Bell reunited with 'Million Dollar Arm' pal Singh
The next five weeks will see lots of shuffling on Major League rosters. Here are the most intriguing positional battles on each of the 30 MLB clubs.
The Pirates hired hitting coach Rick Eckstein and assistant hitting coach Jacob Cruz this winter to get more out of their bats, and their work begins in earnest this week. Eckstein and Cruz have set out to extract more power and consistency from a lineup in need of improvement.
Before the Pirates took to the back fields of Pirate City for their first full-squad workout on Monday morning, manager Clint Hurdle addressed the team. He finished his speech with a call to action.
On this opening week of Spring Training, all 30 Major League teams have one thing in common: optimism. Here's an optimism cheat sheet for each of them.
This season is already off to a better start than 2018 for Melky Cabrera. At this time a year ago, he was still waiting to sign. He kept waiting until late April before finding a match with the Indians on a Minor League contract. So the veteran outfielder felt like he was arriving early when he r...
Chris Archer is scheduled to start the Pirates' home opener against the Cardinals. When manager Clint Hurdle announced Pittsburgh's opening series rotation on Saturday, he also gave Archer the nod for the season's first game at PNC Park.
Adam Frazier is set to be the Pirates' starting second baseman this season. So unless there's an unexpected development, he doesn't have to worry about following his work at second with fly balls in the outfield or grounders at another position. The Bucs hope that kind of consistency will bring o...