Pirates Press Releases
Pirates Announce 2017 Ballpark Pass Ticket Plan
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that the Club is extending its popular Spring Ballpark Pass ticket plan with a new monthly Ballpark Pass plan starting in June and good for the remainder of the 2017 season.
Pirates claim pitcher Jhan Marinez off waivers from Milwaukee
The Pittsburgh Pirates today claimed right-handed pitcher Jhan Marinez (pronounced YAWN ma-REEN-yez) off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers. The announcement was made by Pirates Executive Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington.
Pirates roster moves
The Pittsburgh Pirates today placed outfielder Gregory Polanco on the 10-day disabled list (retro to May 15) with a left hamstring strain. To take Polanco's place on the 25-man active roster, outfielder Danny Ortiz has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Pirates Sign Pitcher Hai-Cheng Gong as Non-Drafted Free Agent
The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed right-handed pitcher Hai-Cheng Gong as a non-drafted free agent.
Pirates Homestand May 16 - May 21
The Pirates return home to PNC Park for the fourth homestand of the season as they play host to the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies for three games each.
Pirates announce roster moves
Outfielder/infielder Adam Frazier and infielder David Freese have been reinstated from the 10-day disabled list today. Frazier, who was recalled from his rehab assignment today, had been on the D.L. since 4/23 with a left hamstring strain. He completed a three-game rehab assignment last night with Triple-A Indianapolis, where he went 4-for-10 with three walks, a double and an RBI while starting two games in left field and one at second base.
Update from Pittsburgh Pirates on Jameson Taillon
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that Jameson Taillon was treated this morning at Allegheny General Hospital for suspected testicular cancer.
ROOT SPORTS to provide authenticated in-market live streaming of Pirates games
ROOT SPORTS and the Pirates are now streaming in-market Pirates games for authenticated pay TV subscribers. As part of an agreement with MLBAM, Pirates games will stream at no additional cost to authenticated pay TV subscribers of ROOT SPORTS distribution affiliates who have chosen to participate.
Pirates homestand highlights Friday, May 5 - Sunday, May 7, 2017
The Bucs return to PNC Park for the third homestand of the season, a three-game stay where the team will host the Milwaukee Brewers for the first time this season.