The PG reports Gerut is still not ready and not yet running.
The PG also reports, at the end of the article in the notes section, the Pirates made a contract offer Monday night to Brian Lawrence after watching his workout. It is believed to be a major league contract.
The Trib has an article on Jim Negrych, a forth round draft pick in 2006 from Pitt.
The Trib also has an article on Tracy be ready for the season ahead. Remember the money plays payers it does.