Pirates Press Releases
LHP Tony Watson has been placed on the Paternity List and RHP Rob Scahill has been recalled from Indianapolis. Watson's wife Cassie is expected to give birth to the couple's second child (a boy) today.
Pirates partner with Papa John's for 2016 Summer Six-Pack ticket plans
Summer fun at PNC Park and a free pizza go together again in 2016 as the Pirates and Papa John's partner on the return of the Summer Six-Packs, presented by Papa John's. The popular ticket plans are available now at pirates.com/summer and are starting as low as $129. As a special bonus, each Summer Six-Pack plan includes a voucher for one free large two-topping pizza from Papa John's.
Pirates place Ryan Vogelsong on DL; Recall A.J. Schugel from AAA Indianapolis
RHP Ryan Vogelsong has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to facial fractures.
Pirates-Rockies rescheduled for tomorrow
Today's scheduled game against the Colorado Rockies has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up tomorrow at 12:35 p.m.
Pirates announce Sunday, June 26 game time change
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today a game time change for the Sunday, June 26 game vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers at PNC Park. First pitch time is now moved from the originally scheduled 1:35 p.m. EST to the new 8:08 p.m. EST as the contest was selected by ESPN for its exclusive National Sunday Night Baseball telecast.
Pirates extend contract of Francisco Cervelli
The Pittsburgh Pirates and catcher Francisco Cervelli have agreed to terms on three-year contract extension through the 2019 season. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington.
Pirates Homestand Highlights: Monday, May 16 -- Thursday, May 26, 2016
The Bucs return home from a nine-game National League Central road trip that took the team to St. Louis, Cincinnati and the north side of Chicago. The Pirates return to PNC Park for the longest homestand of the season to date, a 10-game stay where the team will host the Atlanta Braves, Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Team Welcomes New Partners for 2016 Season
Four local businesses, one national and one international company are among the new partners who have joined the Pirates this season.
Pirates Announce Return of Wins for Kids Campaign
The Wins for Kids program encourages fans to contribute with a one-time donation for 2016 or a monetary pledge for each Pirates win throughout the season.