Pirates Press Releases
Pirates to Host University Nights at PNC Park
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the return of University Nights at PNC Park, as a way for the Club to celebrate local universities on specific Wednesday dates through out the 2017 season.
Pirates, Cardinals to play "MLB Little League Classic" August 20 in Williamsport
The Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals will play a special regular season game to celebrate youth baseball during the 2017 Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania on Sunday, August 20th, Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) jointly announced today. The game will air nationally on ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" and ESPN Radio at 7:00 p.m. (ET).
Pirates partner with Ainsworth Pet Nutrition to launch #NutrishFureverHome prize
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today a partnership with Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, manufacturer of the Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® line of super premium pet food and treats, on a digital sweepstakes to recognize shelter pets and their adoptive parents.
Pirates agree to terms on contracts with 21 pre-arbitration eligible players
The Pittsburgh Pirates today agreed to terms with the following 21 pre-arbitration eligible players on contracts for the 2017 season.
Pirates announce 2017 Spring Ballpark Pass ticket plan
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today the 2017 Pirates Spring Ballpark Pass ticket plan, the mobile-only fan value package for Spring 2017.
Pirates to use walk-through metal detectors at LECOM Park
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that the organization is installing walk-through metal detector systems to entry gates at LECOM Park for all Pittsburgh Pirates home games. The Club will begin to phase in the walkthrough metal detector systems beginning with the Grapefruit League Home Opener on Saturday, February 25, when the Pirates take on the Baltimore Orioles at 1:05 p.m.
Pirates Charities to hold "Pittsburgh Pirates Home Run 5K/10K"
Pirates Charities, the official philanthropic arm of the Pittsburgh Pirates, announced the all new Pittsburgh Pirates Home Run 5K/10K, presented by Highmark and Allegheny Health Network, scheduled for Saturday, April 22, 2017.
Pirates announces 2017 Spring Training broadcast schedule
All Pirates Spring Training dates to be covered via television, radio or webcast.
Statement from Pirates President Frank Coonelly regarding status of Jung Ho Kang
We have been staying in close contact with Jung Ho, his representatives and his counsel throughout the process. All have been extremely forthcoming and diligent in their efforts to resolve matters in Korea so that Jung Ho can return in time to participate in the Club's preparation for the 2017 season.