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Pirates Officially Sign Pitcher Jordan Lyles

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially signed pitcher Jordan Lyles to a one-year deal.

The team announced the signing Monday afternoon. 223 more words


2019 Winter Meetings

Entering the offseason the Pirates were looking to address their needs of a shortstop and left-handed pitching. Now that the Winter Meetings have come and gone, the Pirates are still left with a hole in their lineup at the shortstop position, and only two left-handed pitchers currently on the roster.  448 more words

Pirates trade Nova to the White Sox

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their annual offseason tradition of trading veteran players as they sent starting pitcher Ivan Nova to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for right-handed pitcher Yordi Rosario and international signing bonus pool money. 448 more words

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SS Mercer Pens Farewell To Pittsburgh After Signing With Tigers

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Longtime Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer is officially a former member of the club after finalizing a $5.25 million, one-year contract with the Detroit Tigers at the winter meetings this week. 208 more words


Pirates tossing around idea of using an 'opener' in 2018

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With Tuesday’s trade of Ivan Nova to the Chicago White Sox, the Pirates have four clear-cut rotation pieces in place in Jameson Taillon, Chris Archer, Trevor Williams and Joe Musgrove – assuming that all will be healthy when the first bit of chalk lines the field in 2019. 489 more words


Trade Cervelli? Catching depth isn't there for Pirates to move standout catcher

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The rumors started coming in November that the Pirates could be looking to move catcher Francisco Cervelli this offseason. 615 more words


Pirates need a plan at shortstop after Jordy Mercer heads to Motor City

Ian Hanford is the author of this article.

Jordy Mercer’s seven-year career with the Pittsburgh Pirates came to a close Wednesday after MLB Network’s Jon Morosi reported Mercer agreed to a deal with the Detroit Tigers. 515 more words