7:37 PM EST, Fri February 24, 2017

Pirates’ starting outfield ready for Grapefruit League opener

BRADENTON, Fla. — The entire starting outfield — Gregory Polanco in left field, Starling Marte in center, and Andrew McCutchen in right — will be ...
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 10 hours ago

Pirates Stewart gets social

BRADENTON, Fla. — Good morning from the BFKMF. The Pirates will have full workout here today, followed by the “Pirates Chopped” cook-off contest, then its ...

Pirates A.M. — Stewie gets social: #perspective

By Rob Biertempfel BRADENTON, Fla. — Good morning from the BFKMF. The Pirates will have  full workout here today, followed by the “Pirates Chopped” cook-off contest, then its full-speed ahead into the Grapefruit League schedule. >>> Chris Stewart put up his first-ever social media post yesterday on Infield Chatter. “The first of many,” Stewart said […]

MLBPA boss says union keeping close tabs on Kang case

BRADENTON, Fla. — The players’ union is monitoring Jung Ho Kang’s DUI trial in South Korea as well as how the Pirates respond to the ...

Pirates A.M.: MLBPA chief Clark talks Kang, pitch count, game speed

BRADENTON, Fla. — After his closed-door meeting this morning with all the players on the Pirates’ 40-man roster, MLBPA union chief Tony Clark took questions ...

Pirates A.M. — Union meeting

By Rob Biertempfel BRADENTON, Fla. — MLBPA union chief Tony Clark is meeting this morning with the players. It’s a closed-door gathering. In a few minutes (I’m writing this at 8:39 a.m.) Clark will chat with reporters, too. Check back for an update. >>> Many readers have asked why the Pirates did not compromise with […]

Connection between Hurdle, McCutchen smoothed outfield transition

BRADENTON, Fla. — The Pirates’ decision to realign their outfield — moving Starling Marte to center field, Andrew McCutchen to right, and Gregory Polanco to left ...

Pirates’ Kang admits to driving under influence, awaits verdict

BRADENTON, Fla. — Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang on Wednesday appeared in a South Korean court and admitted to charges of driving under the ...

Pirates A.M.: Kang admits guilt, awaits verdict

BRADENTON, Fla. — Jung Ho Kang could be fined 15 million won ($13,117) by a South Korean court after admitting to charges of driving under ...

Pirates A.M. — Kang admits guilt, awaits verdict

By Rob Biertempfel BRADENTON, Fla. — Jung Ho Kang could be fined 15 million won ($13,117) by a South Korean court after admitting to charges of driving under the influence, according to Yonhap News Agency. Kang today appeared in Seoul Central District Court, which will hold a verdict hearing on March 3. “I deeply regret […]
Boston Herald Feb 22, 2017
Pirates' Jung Ho Kang attends trial over drink driving charges

Pirates' Jung Ho Kang attends trial over drink driving charges

SEOUL, South Korea — Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang appeared in a South Korean court on Wednesday as judges began hearing arguments in a trial over charges that the baseball star fled the scene after slamming a car into a guardrail while driving under the influence of alcohol.A friend of Kang also attended the Seoul Central District Court on Wednesday after being charged for falsely telling police that he, not Kang, was driving the vehicle.It wasnt immediately clear how long the trial will take or when Kang will be able to join the Pirates for the new season.Prosecutors had...

McKechnie’s daughter upset with name change of Pirates’ spring-training ballpark

BRADENTON, Fla. — Carol Montgomery remembers following behind the hearse that carried her father’s casket through the streets of Bradenton on an autumn morning in ...

Pirates Cole throws two innings of batting practice

BRADENTON, Fla. — Right-hander Gerrit Cole threw two innings of live batting practice on Tuesday, which puts him in sync with the other starting pitchers’ ...
Beaver County Times Feb 21, 2017
Pirates owner Bob Nutting won't stray from team's approach

Pirates owner Bob Nutting won't stray from team's approach

The Pittsburgh Pirates missed the playoffs last season for the first time in four years, but that won't cause chairman Bob Nutting to abandon the team's steady, build-from-within approach.

Pirates A.M. — Financial flexibility? Um, maybe.

By Rob Biertempfel BRADENTON, Fla. — During our sit-down with chairman Bob Nutting yesterday, I asked he has given GM Neal Huntington the … (wait for it) … financial flexibility to add players/payroll later this season if necessary or if fans can expect to see another salary dump a la the Francisco Liriano trade. You […]

Pirates Player News

  • 1 Andrew McCutchen

    Andrew McCutchen

    Pirates’ starting outfield ready for Grapefruit League opener

  • 1 Starling Marte

    Starling Marte

    Pirates’ starting outfield ready for Grapefruit League opener

  • 1 Gregory Polanco

    Gregory Polanco

    Pirates’ starting outfield ready for Grapefruit League opener

  • 1 Chris Stewart

    Chris Stewart

    Pirates A.M. — Stewie gets social: #perspective

  • Jung-ho Kang

    Jung-ho Kang

    MLBPA boss says union keeping close tabs on Kang case

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