Pirates hope Gaby Sanchez is answer at 1B
intrasquad scrimmage Tuesday. They will open the Grapefruit League season Wednesday against the New York Yankees at McKechnie Field . ... INF Brent Morel, who was claimed off waivers Monday night, reported to camp Tuesday.
David Murphy: Don't count out Podsednik
300 over the last three seasons. Yesterday, that player sat in a corner of a cramped visitor's clubhouse at McKechnie Field and acknowledged that he was not guaranteed anything more than a bus ride back to Clearwater. "My plan was to come
Tigers 7, Pirates 2
for a week, and will be re-evaluated next week. . Friday's game was the sixth sellout crowd of the spring at McKechnie Field in Bradenton. A total of 6,552 people turned out to watch the Tigers and Pirates.
OF McLouth proud to be back with Pirates
winter meetings. ''It really feels like I'm home,'' McLouth said Saturday after a spring training workout at McKechnie Field . ''As tough as it was to leave, it's just as good to be back. I feel comfortable here and I do feel like I
Orioles 6, Pirates 3
and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Pirates 6-3 at McKechnie Field . With the score tied at 1, McPherson hit leadoff ..... of 6,353 was the largest to see a night game at McKechnie Field . ... Pirates RHP Jeff Karstens (biceps) pitched
Pirates owner Nutting: team needs to "make a run"
39 PM ET BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting looked over the $10 million renovation of McKechnie Field - the team's spring training home - and took a moment to marvel at how far the franchise has come since he took
Orioles 6, Pirates 6
for exhibition games on Monday and Tuesday against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. ... The Pirates drew 82,390 fans for 15 home games this spring. It's the third-highest total since the Pirates moved to McKechnie Field in 1969.
Rays 8, Pirates 6
Updated Mar 22, 2012 7:18 PM ET BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) James Shields tipped his cap to the cheering McKechnie Field crowd when he was lifted with two outs in the sixth inning of the Tampa Bay Rays ' 8-6 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates
Gaby Sanchez leads Pirates to win over Spain
week. . Sanchez's home landed deep into the new left-field stands that opened this season at 80-year-old McKechnie Field . . Hernandez and Pirates CF Darren Ford each had two hits.
Burnett back with Bucs, ready to catch up
loss Erik Bedard tossed three scoreless innings, but the Pirates lost, 4-2, to the Minnesota Twins yesterday at McKechnie Field . The left-hander allowed one hit and had three strikeouts. "Just trying to get all my pitches in the strike zone