According to Cory Giger of the Altoona Mirror, the Pirates have promoted Joey Cora to be their new third base coach.
The Pirates have fired third base coach Rick Sofield and re-assigned first base coach Nick Leyva.
The Pirates expect Josh Bell to be ready for infield and outfield duties when he reports to spring training.
John Jaso is expected to work out at third base this offseason.
Pirates re-signed RHP Angel Sanchez to a minor league contract.
Pirates re-signed RHP Casey Sadler to a minor league contract.
Phil Coke has elected to become a free agent.
Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that "there is little chance" the Pirates will sign Gerrit Cole to an extension that would buy out some free agent years.
Pirates designated LHP Phil Coke for assignment.
Pirates acquired RHP Brady Dragmire from the Blue Jays for cash considerations.
Andrew McCutchen doesn't think he should be moved to a corner outfield spot.
Gregory Polanco received platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in his left knee and left shoulder on Monday, reports Matt Gajtka of DKPittsburghSports.com.
David Freese sat out the final series of the regular season due to discomfort in his left leg.
Ryan Vogelsong tossed five innings of one-run ball but the Pirates fell to the Cardinals on Sunday.
Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes that "there is a growing sense among industry insiders" that the Pirates will trade Andrew McCutchen before he reaches free agency.