The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired catcher Francisco Cervelli from the New York Yankees in exchange for left-handed pitcher Justin Wilson. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President, General Manager, Neal Huntington.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired right-handed pitcher Rob Scahill from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Shane Carle. The announcement was made by Pirates Senior Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington.
The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced the team's 2015 Spring Training schedule and ticket pricing for games at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida, the southern home of the Pirates since 1969. The 33-game Florida schedule consists of 15 home games and features the intrasquad "Black and Gold" benefit game on Monday, March 2.
The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced that Brad Fischer has joined the Major League coaching staff. In addition, outfield-baserunning coach Rick Sofield has moved from coaching first base to third base and Nick Leyva, who serves as the club's infield coach, will move from the third base coaching box to first base.