Pirates Press Releases
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Melancon joins Taylor Hooton Foundation's Advisory Board
The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today that Mark Melancon of the Pittsburgh Pirates has joined its new "Advisory Board" made up exclusively of active players from throughout Major League Baseball.
Pirates Claim Third Baseman Brent Morel Off Waivers From Toronto
The Pittsburgh Pirates today claimed third baseman Brent Morel off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. The announcement was made by Pirates Senior Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington. The Pirates will announce a corresponding move on the 40-man roster to make room for Morel later today.
Pirates and Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment begin multi-year partnership
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today a multi-year partnership with Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment, one of the nation's leading sports marketing and media sales organizations.
Pirates and Casa D'oro complete sponsorship agreement
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today a partnership with Cranberry Township-based Casa D'oro Diamonds and Fine Jewelers. The agreement designates Casa D'oro Diamonds and Fine Jewelers as the "Official Jeweler of the Pittsburgh Pirates."
Pirates new Spring Training and batting practice jerseys on sale now
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today the new Spring Training and batting practice jerseys by Majestic Athletics, worn by the Pirates in 2014 are on sale now in the PNC Park Clubhouse Store and at the McKechnie Field team store in Bradenton, as well as online at pirates.com/shop.
Pirates announce Jason Aldean ticket information
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Live Nation today announced the ticket on-sale date and show times for the Jason Aldean 2014 Burn it Down Tour concert scheduled for Saturday, July 26 at PNC Park.
Pirates sign Santos to a minor league contract
The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed catcher Omir Santos to a minor league contract, which also includes an invitation to Major League spring training as a non-roster player.
Statement from Pirates President Coonelly on passing of Hall-of-Famer Kiner
"All of us at the Pittsburgh Pirates have heavy hearts upon learning of Ralph Kiner's passing. Ralph was one of the greatest players to ever wear a Pirates uniform and was a tireless ambassador for the game of baseball. He was a treasured member of the Pittsburgh community during his seven years with the Pirates. Our heartfelt sympathies, thoughts and prayers go out to his children, grandchildren, other family members and many friends. He will be missed by all of us at the Pirates organization."
Pirates announce 2014 Spring Training broadcast schedule
The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced the complete broadcast schedule for the team's 2014 Spring Training Grapefruit League games.