The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced the nine winners of the ninth annual Pirates Community Commitment Program (PCCP) award. The 2016 award recipients will be recognized by the organization before tonight's game in a pregame on-field ceremony at PNC Park.
The Pittsburgh Pirates today acquired left-handed pitcher Phil Coke in a minor league deal with the New York Yankees in exchange for cash considerations. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington. The Pirates will make a corresponding move on the 40-man roster tomorrow when Coke is expected to join the team in Pittsburgh.
The Pittsburgh Pirates today released their 2017 regular season schedule, which will feature the Bucs opening the season in Boston before returning to Pittsburgh for their Home Opener on Friday, April 7 vs. Atlanta.
The Pittsburgh Pirates, along with Major League Baseball and all MLB Clubs, will participate in a league-wide effort to raise childhood cancer awareness by dedicating a special "Childhood Cancer Awareness Day" at PNC Park on Friday, September 2.
This homestand is highlighted by a celebration of the 1971 World Championship Pirates during the weekend of Friday, September 2 thru Sunday, September 4, as well as Roberto Clemente Day on Wednesday, September 7 and Yoga Day at PNC Park on Sunday, September 11.