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Jung Ho Kang Pleads Guilty, Trial Set For March 3rd

Jung Ho Kang appeared in court in Seoul on Wednesday and admitted guilt in his DUI incident from December 2nd. There will now be a trial on March 3rd, at which time a verdict will be handed down.

Pittsburgh Pirates: Quick Thoughts on Fifth Rotation Spot

As Spring Training gets in full swing there is one key battle in the Pittsburgh Pirates camp to pay attention to. Of course, this is the fifth starting spot

Joel Hanrahan Returns to Pirates as Coach in Morgantown

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Wednesday morning that former closer Joel Hanrahan has been hired as an assistant pitching coach for Morgantown. Hanrahan played for the Pirates from 2009 until 2012, when he was dealt away for Mark Melancon.

Paul Zeise: Baseball is secondary, but Pirates can’t afford to lose Kang

The third baseman is their most logical clean-up hitter, and his absence from the lineup would hurt.

2017 Pittsburgh Pirates Preview – Crafting the Best Pirates Batting Order

The 2017 Pittsburgh Pirates' lineup has the potential to be a potent one. How will Clint Hurdle fill out his lineup card on a daily basis?

Former closer Joel Hanrahan returns as Pirates minor league coach

Hanrahan, a former All-Star, retired in November after several years of injury problems. 

Pirates Notebook: Bell’s Switch Hitting Abilities, Taillon’s Workload, Saturday Pitchers

BRADENTON, Fla. - The big story so far this year on Josh Bell has been his knee surgery. Bell underwent minor knee surgery at the end of January, and is currently on a 2-4 week recovery period.

MLB scraps four-pitch intentional walk; Pat Light and Jordy Mercer rejoice

"Can't say I'm not happy about this," Light said, sporting a big, silly grin at 7:35 a.m.

Pirates mostly indifferent about intentional walk, but not Pat Light and Jordy Mercer

"Can't say I'm not happy about this," Light said, sporting a big, silly grin at 7:35 a.m.

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call – Spring Training brings a New Hope

In today's edition of the daily wake up call, we discuss the building excitement surrounding the arrival of spring training games for the Pittsburgh Pirates