Pirates Press Releases
Friday, October 24, 2014
Pirates agree to terms with minor league free agent Josh Stinson
The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Josh Stinson on a minor league contract, which includes an invitation to Major League spring training in 2015.
Pirates reaction to Jeff Banister being named manager of the Texas Rangers
Pittsburgh Pirates reaction to Jeff Banister being named manager of the Texas Rangers
Pittsburgh Pirates announce roster for tonight's Wild Card game
The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced their 25-man roster that they will use in tonight's National League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser against the San Francisco Giants, scheduled to begin at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Pirates set to host National League Wild Card Game at PNC Park
The Pirates return to the Major League Baseball Postseason for the second consecutive year and the 16th time in team history. The Pirates will host National League West Division runner-up, the San Francisco Giants for a one-game Wild Card, with the winner moving on to play the Washington Nationals in a five-game Division Series beginning on Friday.
Pittsburgh Pirates Minor Leaguer De Jesus Suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League third baseman Johan De Jesus has received a 72-game suspension without pay following a positive test for a metabolite of Nandrolone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Morton named Pirates nominee for 2014 Roberto Clemente Award
Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, today announced that Charlie Morton was named the Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Morton is one of the 30 Club finalists for the annual Award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.
Pirates announce details for Postseason ticket onsale
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that a limited number of tickets for possible National League Wild Card and Division Series games at PNC Park will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, September 18, at 10 a.m.
Bell, Glasnow named Pirates Minor League award winners
The Pittsburgh Pirates today named outfielder Josh Bell their Minor League Player-of-the-Year and Tyler Glasnow the Minor League Pitcher-of-the-Year. The announcement was made by Larry Broadway, Pirates' Director of Minor League Operations.
Pirates to visit Pittsburgh's Banksville Elementary school
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today they will visit a local elementary school as part of the annual Clemente Day celebration on Wednesday, September 17 beginning at 10:40 a.m.