Pirates Press Releases
Monday, May 20, 2013
Pirates Charities partners to open the JB Chambers Miracle League Field
Pirates Charities, the philanthropic arm of the Pittsburgh Pirates, has joined with the Easter Seals, Ogden Newspapers and other Wheeling-based partners in the development of the J.B. Chambers Miracle League Field.
Pirates to honor Bat Girl contest winner on Saturday
Major League Baseball announced the 30 winners of the 2013 Honorary Bat Girl Contest that recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and demonstrate a commitment to eradicating the disease. The winner of the Honorary Bat Girl Contest for the Pittsburgh Pirates is Maria Heddleston, who will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony before the Pirates vs. Houston Astros game on Saturday, May 18.
Pirates to host Team PhotoFest at PNC Park on Saturday, May 18
The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced the 2013 Team PhotoFest will take place on Saturday, May 18 from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. on the warning track of PNC Park prior to the team's 7:05 p.m. game vs. the Houston Astros. The event, which is free of charge and open to all fans with a ticket to that night's game, will give fans a unique opportunity to meet and take photos of their favorite Pirates' players and coaches.
Pirates Homestand Highlights May 13-23
The Pirates return to PNC Park for a 10-game homestand that will be highlighted by the "How Many Ks" promotion tickets on sale for Monday, May 13 thru Friday, May 17. The A.J. Burnett bobblehead night on Saturday, May 18 and kids Burnett replica camo jersey on Sunday, May 19 will highlight the weekend promotions.
Pirates "How Many Ks" tickets now on sale
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced tickets on sale now for the "How Many Ks" promotion that took place the first three games of the Pirates series in New York.
Pirates extend 'How Many Ks' promotion
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today the "How Many Ks" promotion will be extended thru Saturday, May 11 in honor of the expected debut of Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano.
Pirates to offer "How Many Ks" promotion
The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced fans will save each time the Pirates pitching staff strikes out a batter during the first two games of the team's series at the New York Mets with the "How Many Ks" promotion. The fan-value promotion, a new take on the popular "You Score as the Bucs Score," will allow fans an opportunity to save one dollar for every strikeout on Thursday, May 9 and Friday, May 10 when the team visits Citi Field.
Pittsburgh Pirates minor league news and notes
Indianapolis (22-10) - The Indians own the best record in the International League coming into today...Gerrit Cole ranks eighth in the league in ERA (2.45) and is 2-0 with a 1.16 ERA (23.1ip/3er) over his last four starts.
Pirates announce affiliation renewals with team partners
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today they have reached agreements to continue significant partnerships for the 2013 season. Many of the partners have signed multi-year extensions, ensuring they are a part of the excitement of Pirates baseball moving forward.