Pittsburgh Pirates

Nl West Rumors: Padres, Marte, D-backs, Madbum, Rox, Marquez

Continuing an active winter in the San Diego outfield, the Padres have joined the race to acquire Pirates center fielder Starling Marte, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. The Padres have already shuffled around their outfield quite a bit this...
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Cherington: Pirates Open To Discussing Trades On Any Players

New Pirates GM Ben Cherington told reporters yesterday that he’s fielding interest in loads of players, as Rob Biertempfel writes for The Athletic (subscription link). Cherington indicated that he isn’t rebuffing inquiries on any...

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Nl Central Notes: Bryant, Stearns, Hader, Pirates, Reds

The service time grievance filed by Kris Bryant and his representatives was addressed in a hearing in late October, though neither Bryant or the Cubs have yet to receive a ruling from Major League Baseball.  Speaking to The Athletic’s Sahadev...

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Pirates Hire Don Kelly As Bench Coach

The Pirates have hired Don Kelly to serve as the bench coach on Derek Shelton’s staff, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Kelly, 39, worked the 2019 season as the Astros’ first base coach, a role he accepted after beginning his...
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Mlb Rumors: Yankees ‘serious’ About Gerrit Cole After Pitcher’s West Coast Meet With Brian...

After drafting righty Gerrit Cole out of high school in 2008 but failing to sign him, then unsuccessfully attempting to trade for Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates nine years later, the New York Yankees are finally “serious” about...
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Starling Marte Open To Being Traded To Contending Team

With the Pirates coming off a disappointing season and new general manager Ben Cherington now in charge of the organization, there has been wide speculation that a rebuild could be coming in Pittsburgh.  This would naturally make Starling Marte...

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Mlbtr Poll: Best Managerial Hire?

Barring a surprising development, it’ll be several months before we see another managerial change in Major League Baseball. The Pirates, the last of eight teams that sought a new skipper on the heels of last season, filled the position with...
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Video: Seton Hall's Myles Powell Appears To Be Tripped By Player On Oregon Bench

With Seton Hall Pirates star Myles Powell feeling it during Wednesday night's game, one Oregon Ducks player appeared to go to extraordinary lengths to slow down the 2018 Big East Most Improved Player of the Year...
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Nick Kingham Signs With Kbo’s Sk Wyverns

Right-hander Nick Kingham has signed with SK Wyverns of the Korea Baseball Organization, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports. The 28-year-old Kingham is best known for his tenure with the Pirates, who chose him in the fourth round of the 2010...

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Pirates Outright Three Pitchers

Pirates pitchers Montana DuRapau, Williams Jerez and Luis Escobar have all cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Indianapolis, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic tweets. The three were designated for assignment a week ago. Nobody from this...

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Tigers Acquire Dario Agrazal

The Tigers have acquired right-hander Dario Agrazal from the Pirates in exchange for cash, the team announced. (Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reported the move, via Twitter, minutes before it was formally announced.) Agrazal was...
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Quick Hits: Yankees, Ozuna, Pirates, Hamels

The Yankees have made a notable addition to their player development staff, hiring Rachel Balkovec to serve as a minor league hitting coach, reports Lindsay Berra of The New York Times. Balkovec, 32, played college softball with both Creighton and...
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Coaching/front Office Notes: Bucs, D-backs, Giants, O’s

Rays bench coach Matt Quatraro remains in the running to become the Pirates’ next manager, per Jon Heyman of MLB Network. The race is seemingly down to Quatraro, Athletics quality control coach Mark Kotsay and Twins bench coach Derek Shelton,...

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The Pittsburgh Pirates Need Racing Pierogies For Next Season

Can you run 200 yards in a minute while wearing a bulky costume? Lots of teams have mascots that race during games. Milwaukee has sausages, D.C. has presidents. The Pirates need racing pierogies.

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Pirates Designate Four Players For Assignment, Set 40-man Roster

The Pirates set their roster in advance of the 2019 Rule 5 Draft tonight, selecting the contracts of right-handers Blake Cederlind and Cody Ponce as well as infielders Ke’Bryan Hayes, Will Craig and Oneil Cruz. In a corresponding series of...

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Nutting, Cherington Discuss Pirates’ Offseason

The Pirates have finally cemented a structure in the front office, having officially hired Ben Cherington as general manager. While the club still needs to settle on a field manager, it can also turn towards restructuring a roster that endured a...

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Latest On Pirates’ Managerial Search, Front Office

The acquisition of a new club manager promises to be the first order of business on the schedule of new Pirates GM Ben Cherington, but it appears as if the Pittsburgh exec may be given a bit of a running start from an HR perspective. Cherington is...

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Central Notes: Lindor, Tigers, Cards, Pirates

We may be in for weeks of speculation centering on Indians superstar shortstop Francisco Lindor, who’s a potential trade candidate because he’s running out of team control and unlikely to sign an extension. For instance, Anthony...
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Keep Your Online Deliveries Safe From Porch Pirates With The Danby Parcel Guard

Almost everyone knows someone who’s had an online order stolen from their front porch — it’s a risk you take when you shop online. If all the videos of porch pirates going viral have taught us anything, it’s that no...
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Gm/coaching Notes: Pirates, Cubs, Mets, Tigers, Chisox

Blue Jays vice president of baseball operations Ben Cherington and Brewers assistant general manager Matt Arnold will get second interviews this week for the Pirates’ GM vacancy, per Jon Heyman of MLB Network and reporter Robert...
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