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Pittsburgh Pirates CF Bryan Reynolds requests trade

Dec. 03, 2022 15:03 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Bryan Reynolds has requested a trade ahead of baseball's winter meetings. Reynolds hit .262 with 27 homers and 62 RBIs in 145 games last season, when Pittsburgh finished with a 62-100 record. In Reynolds' four years with the team,...

Pirates add Santana looking for power, veteran presence

Nov. 29, 2022 17:48 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carlos Santana tugged at his new Pittsburgh Pirates cap, pulled at his jersey and broke into an impromptu dance. Cities change. Circumstances change. Expectations change. The urge to get loose whenever the moment strikes the veteran first baseman/designated hitter...

Red Sox acquire INF/OF Hoy Park in trade with Pirates

Nov. 23, 2022 19:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox acquired infielder/outfielder Hoy Park in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. The Red Sox sent minor league left-hander Inmer Lobo to Pittsburgh for Park, who was designated for assignment Tuesday when the Pirates claimed first baseman...

Pirates send SS Newman to Reds for reliever Moreta

Nov. 19, 2022 09:08 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded infielder Kevin Newman to Cincinnati in exchange for relief pitcher Dauri Moreta. The trade came late Friday night, just after the Pirates tendered Newman — their longest-tenured player — a contract for the 2023 season. ...

Pirates sign 3B Miguel Andújar to 1-year deal for $1,525,000

Nov. 18, 2022 23:08 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Recently acquired third baseman Miguel Andújar and the Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to a $1,525,000, one-year contract on Friday. Andújar, claimed off waivers from the New York Yankees on Sept. 25, hit .250 with nine RBIs in nine games with the Pirates. His salary...

Kiner-Falefa agrees to $6.1M deal with Yanks, Trivino $4.1M

Nov. 18, 2022 22:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Infielder Isiah Kiner-Falefa and the New York Yankees agreed Friday to a $6 million, one-year contract and reliever Lou Trivino got a $4.1 million deal, both avoiding salary arbitration. Kiner-Falefa got a $1.3 million raise under the deal, which was struck as the...

Pirates acquire 1B Ji-Man Choi from Rays

Nov. 10, 2022 18:06 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired first baseman Ji-Man Choi from Tampa Bay on Thursday in exchange for minor league pitcher Sam Hartman. The move gives the Pirates a veteran bat with a chance to provide the team with a short-term solution at a position it has...

Nats, A's, Pirates have best odds in Dec 6 MLB draft lottery

Nov. 07, 2022 16:49 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As soon as general managers started arriving in Las Vegas for their annual meetings, Major League Baseball set some odds — for its first amateur draft lottery. MLB said Monday the lottery will take place on Dec. 6 at the winter meetings in San Diego, determining...

Despite losses, Cherington believes Pirates making progress

Oct. 14, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — General manager Ben Cherington believes there are better days ahead for the Pittsburgh Pirates despite having back-to-back seasons with 100 losses. During his season-ending availability Friday, Cherington said the Pirates are making progress in their goal of...

Amid the losses, Pirates believe end of overhaul is in sight

Oct. 06, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The pepper in Derek Shelton's salt-and-pepper hair is almost gone. Three years of losing will do that, even if it’s primarily by design. “It can make you gray like it's done to me a little bit,” Shelton said. The transformation atop Shelton's...