Jung Ho Kang

Kang hoping to pave way for other Koreans

BRADENTON, Fla. - After hitting an $11 million jackpot with the Pittsburgh Pirates, infielder Jung Ho Kang wants to pay it forward with other ballplayers in his native Korea.

Pedro Alvarez

Alvarez beats Bucs in arbitration

BRADENTON, Fla. — The first workout of spring training is designed for pitchers and catchers. When the Pittsburgh Pirates opened camp on Thursday, much of the attention was focused on first baseman Pedro Alvarez.

Pirates Performance Center

Pirates unveil new performance center

The Pittsburgh Pirates today officially unveiled the new 12,240-square-foot performance center at Pirate City, the Pirates’ training facility in Bradenton, Florida.

Starling Marte

Starling Marte Q&A

OF Starling Marte struggled early in 2014 but then took off in the second half. He wound up batting .291 in 135 games with 13 home runs and 56 RBI. Marte appears poised for a breakout season. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Marte recently.

Bucs equipment head to Bradenton.

Pirates truck on its way to Florida

For those shoveling out from the latest snow and ice storm the Pirates' semi trailer truck is filled up and on its way, spring training is upon us.