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How Would The Proposed New Strike Zone Affect the Pittsburgh Pirates?

How would a proposed MLB-wide change to the lower part of the strike zone affect the Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers and hitters?

Jameson Taillon is Working on a New Changeup Grip This Spring

BRADENTON, Fla. - After spending over six years talking with Jameson Taillon about the adjustments to his game and what he needs to do to reach the majors, I thought that this Spring Training would mark the end of things we had to talk about. Taillon's transition to the big leagues was about as seamless […]

NL Central Season Preview: Cincinnati Reds

As we continue our season preview pieces, we turn to looking at the rest of the NL Central, starting with the Cincinnati Reds.

Players’ union chief Tony Clark addresses Andrew McCutchen’s future, Jung Ho Kang’s status

"I think as a player, in my own experience, you assume when you start you're going to play with that team the rest of your career."

MLBPA chief Tony Clark says a lot of players are ‘sensitive to significant changes’

While Major League Baseball seeks to improve pace of play, the player's union wants to be more cautious to protect baseball tradition.

Players’ union chief Tony Clark addresses Andrew McCutchen’s future, Jing Ho Kang’s status

"I think as a player, in my own experience, you assume when you start you're going to play with that team the rest of your career."

Injury Updates: Josh Bell is Slightly Ahead of Schedule in His Rehab

BRADENTON, Fla. - Josh Bell is currently in week three of his 2-4 week rehab program following minor knee surgery. According to Todd Tomczyk, the Pirates Head Athletic Trainer, Bell is

Podcasts: Discussing the Pirates With Stan Savran and David Todd

I was on ESPN radio twice the last two days, discussing a variety of Spring Training topics, including Tyler Glasnow's new changeup. I was on with Stan Savran on Tuesday, and we mostly discussed Glasnow's changeup and the future of the outfield with Austin Meadows and Andrew McCutchen.

Pittsburgh Pirates Wake-Up Call – Kang Update; Huntington on Bullpen

Pittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington opened up about how the team will utilize its bullpen; A Jung Ho Kang trial update and more in our Wake up Call

4 Pirates storylines to watch this spring

Pirates baseball is less than three days away with the team set to kick off Grapefruit League action against the Rays on Saturday. It will be the first time fans have an opportunity to see the new...