• McGehee Looking to Start Over After Nightmare Season

    Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Pirates BRADENTON -- This offseason infielder Casey McGehee said his first goal was to step as far away from baseball as he could. After the Milwaukee Brewers were eliminated from the playoffs, McGehee turned off the post season games and the World Series. "I didn’t want to talk about it, look...

  • McLouth Looking to Bounce Back From Rough Couple of Years

    BRADENTON -- Since getting traded to the Atlanta Braves in July of 2009, Nate McLouth hasn't played like the All-Star center fielder and Gold Glove winner that Pittsburgh saw during the 2008 season. But this year, McLouth is making sure that will change. After several trips to the disabled list last season and having...

  • Burnett Ready to Start New Chapter in Pittsburgh

    Photo by Keith Allison BRADENTON -- On Saturday, right-hander A.J. Burnett was driving down to Florida from Baltimore, not sure of which city he was going to end up at --Tampa, where the New York Yankees train, or Bradenton, where the Pirates hold their spring training. During his drive, Burnett received a...

  • Morton Ahead of Schedule

    BRADENTON -- Opening day continues to look promising for right-hander Charlie Morton. After undergoing offseason left hip surgery to repair a labrum tear in mid-October, the 28-year-old looks to be ahead of the six months recovery time. “Everything’s in a good place for Charlie, everything's in a good place," Pirates Manager Clint...

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