1. Gift Ngoepe Called Up by Pirates, Becomes 1st African-Born Player in MLB History

    The Pittsburgh Pirates called up Gift Ngoepe on Wednesday and optioned pitcher Dovydas Neverauskas , according to Kyle Glaser of Baseball America and MLB Roster Moves ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 50,916 reads 0 comments

  2. David Freese Describes Struggles with Depression, Alcohol

    Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman David Freese discussed his previous battles with depression and alcohol abuse in a USA Today feature published Thursday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 days ago 17,065 reads 0 comments

  3. Starling Marte Reportedly Will Not Appeal 80-Game Suspension for PED Violation

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte reportedly accepted his 80-game suspension from Major League Baseball without an appeal or explanation for his positive performance-enhancing-drug test...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 days ago 6,052 reads 0 comments

  4. Starling Marte Suspended 80 Games for Violating MLB PED Policy

    Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 days ago 76,099 reads 0 comments

  5. Pirates' Josh Harrison Gets Hit by Pitch in 4 Consecutive Plate Appearances

    Josh Harrison endured two painful days at the plate, but at least he's reaching base. In the span of two games, the Pittsburgh Pirates infielder was hit by a pitch four consecutive times...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 days ago 408,360 reads 0 comments

  6. Bird Gets Hit During Pirates Batting Practice, Players Hurry to Save It

    Members of the Pittsburgh Pirates rushed to save a bird injured during batting practice before Wednesday's home game against the Cincinnati Reds at PNC Park. Per Stephen J...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 15 days ago 3,377 reads 0 comments