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Kevin Kramer
Opts for hip surgery
OFPittsburgh Pirates
Hip
May 20, 2020
Kramer underwent surgery last week to repair the labrum of his right hip, Stephen J. Nesbitt of The Athletic reports. He'll be sidelined for 4-to-6 months before resuming full baseball activities.
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Jameson Taillon
Throwing four times per week
PPittsburgh Pirates
Elbow
May 7, 2020
Taillon (elbow) indicated Thursday via his personal Twitter account that he's resumed throwing off flat ground four time per week.
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Clay Holmes
Ready to throw off slope
PPittsburgh Pirates
Foot
April 22, 2020
Holmes (foot) is scheduled to throw off a slope this week, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.
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Jameson Taillon
Resumes throwing
PPittsburgh Pirates
Elbow
April 22, 2020
Taillon (elbow) resumed throwing this week after taking the first of two scheduled breaks in his program, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.
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Steven Brault
Nearing throwing program
PPittsburgh Pirates
Shoulder
April 22, 2020
Brault (shoulder) will resume throwing in 3-to-5 days, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.
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Michael Feliz
Has good feel for 2020
PPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Feliz, who allowed just one run in five spring outings (4.2 innings), has a good chance of making the team's Opening Day roster, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
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Richard Rodriguez
Provides depth as part of bullpen
PPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Rodriguez pitched well in Grapefruit League action, allowing just one run in five innings. He struck out seven batters without giving up a walk.
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Trevor Williams
Hopeful despite poor spring numbers
PPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Williams, who enters 2020 as the Pirates' No. 3 starter, struggled throughout spring training with a 9.00 ERA in nine innings.
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Keone Kela
Opportunity knocks as closer
PPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Kela, who was named Pittsburgh's closer prior to spring training, allowed four runs in five innings over five games of Grapefruit League action.
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Charlie Tilson
Likely looking at trip to minors
OFPittsburgh Pirates  NRI
March 31, 2020
Tilson, who is a long shot to make the team out of camp, hit .167 in 18 Grapefruit League at-bats.
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Jarrod Dyson
Could bat lower in lineup
OFPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
The Pirates may have Dyson, who is expected to serve as the team's starting center fielder, hit near the bottom of the batting order because of his poor on-base numbers.
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Guillermo Heredia
Set for backup role
OFPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
There's a good chance that Heredia will make Pittsburgh's Opening Day roster as a fourth outfielder.
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JT Riddle
Looking at utility role
OFPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Riddle put together a strong spring and is likely to make the team as a utility player.
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Kevin Kramer
May need to wait for chance
OFPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Kramer is likely to start the 2020 season playing for Triple-A Indianapolis, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
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Josh Bell
Will likely bat fourth in lineup
1BPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Although new manager Derek Shelton hasn't revealed his preferred lineup, Bell is expected to bat cleanup for the Pirates in 2020, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
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Kevin Newman
Likely to bat in top half of order
2BPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Newman is expected to serve as the Pirates' primary leadoff man in 2020, though he could also slot third ahead of cleanup hitter Josh Bell occasionally, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
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Adam Frazier
Could shift to outfield on occasion
2BPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Frazier is expected to primarily play at second base in 2020 while occasionally shifting to the outfield when the team utilizes a four-man outfield, The Athletic Pittsburgh reports.
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Colin Moran
Set to start at third base
3BPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Moran will likely begin the 2020 season as the team's starting third baseman, with prospect Ke'Bryan Hayes waiting in the wings for a promotion to the big leagues.
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Jose Osuna
Versatility is a key
1BPittsburgh Pirates
March 31, 2020
Osuna is expected to start the 2020 campaign as a backup corner infielder and right fielder, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
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Andrew Susac
In running for backup spot
CPittsburgh Pirates  NRI
March 31, 2020
Susac, who went 4-for-13 with four walks in Grapefruit League action this spring, remains one of three catchers in the running to back up starter Jacob Stallings, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
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Jameson Taillon
Return ruled out for 2020
PPittsburgh Pirates
Elbow
March 30, 2020
Taillon (elbow) will not return in 2020 even if the season is considerably delayed, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
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Clay Holmes
Throwing from one knee
PPittsburgh Pirates
Foot
March 25, 2020
Holmes (foot) is throwing from one knee out to 90 feet, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.
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Steven Brault
Yet to resume throwing
PPittsburgh Pirates
Shoulder
March 25, 2020
Brault (shoulder) has yet to resume throwing, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
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Jameson Taillon
Extends throwing distance
PPittsburgh Pirates
Elbow
March 25, 2020
Taillon (elbow) has been throwing from 120 feet, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
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John Ryan Murphy
All or nothing this spring
CPittsburgh Pirates  NRI
March 22, 2020
Murphy went 3-for-19 with three home runs during Grapefruit League action.
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