The Pirates Around The Diamond feature will be a gathering of Pirates and NL Central news throughout the day.
UPDATE (4:46 PM)-
Chad Kuhl said he still has some swelling and the imprint of a baseball on his knee. "I think I'm going to be fine," he said. "Just bruised"
— Adam Berry (@adamdberry) May 1, 2017
UPDATE (4:05 PM)-
Pirates Starting Lineup
UPDATE (11:40 AM)-
**If you go by history, things don’t look good for the Pirates tonight in Cincinnati, in eight career starts against the Reds, Gerrit Cole is 0-6 with a 5.44 ERA and is only averaging 5 innings per start.
UPDATE (11:20 AM)-
Last week, @Pirates SS Gift Ngoepe stepped into the batter's box.
— The Players' Tribune (@PlayersTribune) May 1, 2017
UPDATE (11:18 AM)-
**Josh Bell started the season slow but is slowly rounding into form. In his last 14 games, Bell is hitting .341 with 4 HR, 7 RBI and 8 walks.
UPDATE (11:14 AM)-
**In case you missed it, how about this statistic on Ivan Nova. The right-handed has just one 3-0 count this season and none in the last 118 batters.
**Andrew McCutchen currently has the longest active streak of reaching base in the majors (19).