Pittsburgh Pirates

Mid-spring Snapshot: Farm report for all 30 teams

Mid-spring Snapshot: Farm report for all 30 teams

Sports Xchange

March 22 Here is a mid-spring farm report for each team as determined by The Sports Xchange's national network of baseball correspondents. FULL STORY

Mid-spring Buzz: Spring surprises for all 30 teams

Mid-spring Buzz: Spring surprises for all 30 teams

Sports Xchange

March 22 Outfielder Jose Martinez appears to have a good chance at sticking on his first Opening Night roster. Martinez is batting .400 this spring with four homers and 13 RBI, adding nine walks for an on-base percentage of .510. FULL STORY

Mid-Spring Snapshot: Key question for all 30 teams

Mid-Spring Snapshot: Key question for all 30 teams

Sports Xchange

March 21 Here is a look at the biggest unanswered question of spring training for each team, as determined by The Sports Xchange's national network of baseball correspondents. FULL STORY

USA blanks Canada, advances in WBC

USA blanks Canada, advances in WBC

Sports Xchange

March 13 Five American pitchers combined to throw a four-hit shutout as the United States earned a berth in the second round of the World Baseball Classic with an 8-0 victory over Canada on Sunday night in Miami. FULL STORY

MLB Spring Recaps: Braves, Pirates get wins

MLB Spring Recaps: Braves, Pirates get wins

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March 12 A six-run first inning enabled Atlanta to coast to a victory over New York in Tampa. Kurt Suzuki ripped a two-run double, while Matt Kemp and Nick Markakis added RBI singles as Yankees starter C.C. Sabathia FULL STORY

MLB Recaps: Sale allows two runs in Red Sox debut

MLB Recaps: Sale allows two runs in Red Sox debut

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March 06 Chris Sale allowed two runs and four hits over two innings in his unofficial Boston Red Sox debut in a 5-5 tie with the Houston Astros in Grapefruit League action Monday in West Palm Beach, Fla. FULL STORY

MLB Spring Recaps: Tanaka sharp in Yankees' victory

MLB Spring Recaps: Tanaka sharp in Yankees' victory

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March 05 Masahiro Tanaka fired three scoreless innings Sunday, and the New York Yankees beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 in a Grapefruit League game in Sarasota, Fla. Tanaka struck out four while allowing three hits and no walks. FULL STORY