12:42 PM EST, Mon December 22, 2014

Pirates sign Corey Hart to 1-year deal

The Pirates on Friday signed free-agent first baseman/outfielder Corey Hart to a one-year, $2.5 million contract. Hart can make up to another $2.5 million in ...

MLB notebook: Pirates’ Liriano receives $2 million signing bonus

Francisco Liriano gets a $2 million signing bonus as part of his $39 million, three-year contract with the Pirates. The left-hander will receive an $11 ...

Monday Mop-Up Duty: Despite busy early offseason have the Pirates lost ground?

SOUTH HILLS – Updated World Series odds from Bovada were released today, following the Winter Meetings and a surprisingly high volume of off-season transactions to date. On Oct. 30., before free agency opened, the Pirates were given 20-to-1 odds to …

Ex-Pirate Parker faces battle against Parkinson’s with optimistic attitude

Watching the Pirates during the team’s 20 consecutive losing seasons wasn’t always easy for Dave Parker. There were times he didn’t watch — couldn’t watch ...
Beaver County Times Dec 13, 2014

Pirates NL Central look

It was nearly 2 a.m. in one of the hotel bars at Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego when a number of members of the Chicago Cubs front office gathered to end a work day that began 19 hours earlier.

Pirates notebook: New catcher Cervelli eager to bond with staff

Francisco Cervelli was not surprised when the New York Yankees traded him to the Pirates last month. Cervelli, 28, made his big league debut with ...

Pirates finalize Liriano’s 3-year, $39 million deal

The Pirates officially announced the re-signing of Francisco Liriano on Friday. His three-year, $39 million deal is the largest free agent contract in club history. ...
Beaver County Times Dec 12, 2014

Pirates roster takes shape following Winter Meetings

SAN DIEGO -- The Pirates headed home from the Winter Meetings feeling good Thursday.

Pirates lose reliever Oliver in Rule 5 draft

SAN DIEGO — The Pirates did not claim a player in the opening round Rule 5 draft Thursday, but they lost left-handed reliever Andy Oliver. ...
Beaver County Times Dec 10, 2014

Pirates seek long-term extension with Walker

SAN DIEGO -- Neal Huntington rarely tips his hand about anything, especially when it comes to trades, free agent signings or extending his own players’ contract.

NL Central just got interesting and the rich (MLB owners) get richer

SOUTH HILLS – There might be the fewest contentious questions ever at Pirates Fest for Pirates’ management. A day after signing Francisco Liriano and finishing off their starting rotation, the Pirates upgraded their remaining biggest area of need, their bullpen, …

Orioles talking with Pirates about a trade for Travis Snider

The Orioles engaged in preliminary trade talks this week with the Pittsburgh Pirates on a deal involving left-handed pitcher Brian Matusz and Pirates outfielder Travis Snider, according to industry sources.

Pirates trade for Phillies pitcher Bastardo

The Pirates on Wednesday acquired left-hander Antonio Bastardo from the Philadelphia Phillies for minor league pitcher Joely Rodriguez. Bastardo, 29, last season went 5-7 with ...

Pirates open to signing Walker to extension

SAN DIEGO — According to industry sources, the Pirates have given indications they have become more receptive to the notion of a contract extension for ...

Pirates’ struggling catcher Sanchez sent home from Dominican Winter League

SAN DIEGO — Pirates catcher Tony Sanchez was forced to make an early exit from the Dominican Winter League. After playing in just 10 games ...

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