Pirates general manager Neal Huntington on Thursday confirmed the obvious: Third baseman Jung Ho Kang won't be ready for opening day. “We're to a point in time where it's unrealistic to think Jung Ho's going to be ready for opening day,” Huntington said (via the PIttsburgh Post-Gazette
The World Baseball Classic has sadly come to an end, with Team USA beating Team Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night to win its first WBC championship. The U.S. players seemed singularly possessed right out of the gate, notching 13 hits on the night compared to Puerto Rico’s three.
BRADENTON, Fla. — As Pirates spring training camp grinds through its sixth week, no one has been going at it longer or harder than the pitchers and catchers. They were working out at Pirate City days before many of the position players checked in. They're around each other in daily meetings and bullpen