It's time for another baseball season, so let's catch up with every patch, stripe, throwback and color change in the majors.
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Graphic artist Todd Radom's latest uniform trivia revolves around city pride in uniform colors. Can you nail the right answer?
Ivan Nova will be the Pittsburgh Pirates' Opening Day starting pitcher at Detroit on March 29. It is unclear whether he will remain with Pittsburgh through the entire season.
After missing half of last season because of a steroid suspension, Pirates outfielder Starling Marte says he hopes a new mentality will allow him to be the best teammate possible.
Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
For Corey Dickerson, an added benefit of getting traded to the Pirates last month is that he doesn't have to face Josh Harrison anymore. Harrison, Pittsburgh's All-Star utility man, retired Dickerson in his one and only pitching appearance back in 2013. Says Harrison: "That's what happens when you throw below hitting speed."
Everyone talks about Tampa and Pittsburgh not spending, but the bigger issue is that neither of them has been good recently at developing players.
From the Cubs' ace not enough people notice to the AL's answer to Nolan Arenado, these under-the-radar guys help teams win.
The Major League Baseball Players Association has filed a grievance against the Marlins, Athletics, Pirates and Rays, accusing the teams of failing to appropriately spend revenue-sharing money.
Corey Dickerson said Monday it was "embarrassing" to get designated for assignment by the Rays but he's happy he was traded to Pittsburgh and is looking forward to playing for the Pirates.
Corey Dickerson, an AL All-Star selection in 2017 who hit a career-high 27 home runs for the Rays, has been traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon says he's "more serious" and has a newfound maturity after being diagnosed with testicular cancer last season.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed free agent outfielder Michael Saunders to a minor league contract and invited him to major league spring training.
Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz says his mother is doing better after a harrowing kidnapping ordeal in Venezuela.
Third baseman David Freese said "the demand to win just hasn't been in the air" for the Pirates, adding that the team needs a greater sense of urgency and accountability.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Según un informe policial adquirido por ESPN, Ana Isabel Soto, de 72 años, madre del receptor de los Piratas, Elías Díaz, fue rescatada ayer a las 6:30 p.m. del sector Ancon Bajo en Maracaibo, Estado Zulia. El informe dice que fue rescatada de sus captores en buenas condiciones físicas; sin pagar dinero por su rescate. Se arrestaron a varias personas implicadas con el secuestro, incluidos miembros del departamento de policía local. Se continúa la búsqueda de algunos sospechosos.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
According to a police report acquired by ESPN, 72-year-old Ana Isabel Soto, Pirates catcher Elias Diaz's mother, was rescued yesterday at 6:30pm from the area known as sector Ancon Bajo in Maracaibo, Estado Zulia. The official report says she was rescued from her captors in good physical condition; without paying ransom. Several individuals were arrested in connection with the abduction, including members of the local police department. A few suspects remain at large.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
A friend from Venezuela sent me this picture of Pirates catcher Elias Diaz's mom after she was saved from her captors / Un amigo de Venezuela me envió esta foto de la madre de Elías Díaz después de ser liberada tras su secuestro ¡Enhorabuena!
Venezuelan authorities say police have rescued the mother of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz three days after she was kidnapped.
Former Tampa Bay pitcher Steve Geltz, currently on Philadelphia's Triple-A roster, was banned 100 games after a third positive test for a drug of abuse. Three other minor leaguers drew 50-game suspensions.
The Pirates said they were "shocked and deeply concerned" after reports that the mother of catcher Elias Diaz was kidnapped in Venezuela.
Barry Bonds, who spent 15 of his 22 seasons with the Giants while slugging an MLB-record 762 home runs, will have his number retired by the team in 2018.
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Left-hander Josh Smoker has been traded from the New York Mets to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league left-hander Daniel Zamora and cash.
Keith Law's complete guide to NL Central prospects: Reds loading up on stars, Cubs trying to restock system
With Hunter Greene and Nick Senzel in it, CIncinnati's system is the division's best. Which other NL Central teams have big-time talent on the way to the majors?