Gerrit Cole has been announced as the Pirates' Opening Day starter.
Gregory Polanco finished 3-for-3 with a pair of steals as the Pirates topped the Orioles 6-2 on Saturday.
Daniel Hudson, who is contending for the closing gig in Pittsburgh, allowed a run in his inning against the Orioles on Saturday.
Steven Brault started versus the Orioles on Saturday, tossing one scoreless inning was the Pirates won 5-2.
Gerrit Cole is scheduled to throw two innings in a simulated game on Sunday.
Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette passes along that Jason Stoffel (shoulder) is "expected to be cleared for bullpens shortly."
Pirates trainer Todd Tomczyk said that Francisco Cervelli (foot) has been cleared for "modified baseball activities."
The Pirates want to see Francisco Cervelli (foot) work out before giving him clearance to leave for the World Baseball Classic.
Pirates head athletic trainer Todd Tomczyk said Wednesday that Josh Bell (knee) is ahead of schedule and has been cleared for everything except for full-speed running.
Jung Ho Kang admitted to his DUI charge in a South Korea court on Wednesday.
Gerrit Cole threw two innings of live batting practice Tuesday at Pirates' camp.
Josh Bell faced live pitching Tuesday for the first time since his knee surgery three weeks ago.
Josh Bell (knee) participated in some light baserunning drills on Tuesday.
The Rangers held a tryout for free agent pitchers Justin Masterson, Kameron Loe, Blake Beavan and Kyle Drabek on Monday.
Josh Bell (knee) fielded grounders and hit in an indoor batting cage for the third straight day on Monday.