Pirates Press Releases
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Celebrate the holidays with Pirates "Black Friday" sales
This Friday, November 28, the Pittsburgh Pirates and their retail partner Aramark will host special "Black Friday" sales to help with shopping for the Pirates fan on everybody's holiday list. The team announced a new ticket package for 2015 with the addition of the New Era 2015 Holiday Six Pack ticket plans that will now be available for the first time on "Black Friday."
Pirates announce 2014 PirateFest dates and details
The 2014 PirateFest, presented by T-Mobile, will take place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh on December 13 and 14. And, for the first time ever, admission to the annual fan fest is FREE to the general public. The popular weekend includes activities for the entire family such as live events, autograph sessions with current and former Pirates players, prizes, games, youth baseball clinics, the Pirate Parrot, the ability to purchase tickets for the 2015 season and much more.
Pirates set 40-man roster
The Pittsburgh Pirates added five players to the 40-man roster on Thursday.
Pirates and A.J. Burnett agree on one-year deal
The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett for the 2015 season.
Pirates Acquire Francisco Cervelli from Yankees
The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired catcher Francisco Cervelli from the New York Yankees in exchange for left-handed pitcher Justin Wilson. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President, General Manager, Neal Huntington.
Pirates Acquire RHP Rob Scahill from Colorado
The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired right-handed pitcher Rob Scahill from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Shane Carle. The announcement was made by Pirates Senior Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington.
Pirates announce 2015 Spring Training schedule and ticket pricing
The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced the team's 2015 Spring Training schedule and ticket pricing for games at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Florida, the southern home of the Pirates since 1969. The 33-game Florida schedule consists of 15 home games and features the intrasquad "Black and Gold" benefit game on Monday, March 2.
Pirates Claim Jake Elmore off Waivers from Cincinnati
The Pittsburgh Pirates today claimed infielder Jake Elmore off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds. The announcement was made by Pirates Senior Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington.
Brad Fischer joins Major League coaching staff
The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced that Brad Fischer has joined the Major League coaching staff. In addition, outfield-baserunning coach Rick Sofield has moved from coaching first base to third base and Nick Leyva, who serves as the club's infield coach, will move from the third base coaching box to first base.