The Pirates and GovX have announced complimentary tickets are now being offered to active duty military personnel and veterans of the United States Armed Forces for the Thursday, July 4 game vs. the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:35 p.m.
On behalf of the Pirates organization, I again apologize to our fans for the long lines at the gates prior to last night's game due to increased security measures. While we expected to experience some growing pains in implementing the use of metal detecting wands at the gates, the experience last night was unacceptable. That cannot and will not happen again.
The Pittsburgh Pirates today recalled infielder John McDonald from his rehab assignment from Triple-A Indianapolis, reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list and traded him to the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named or cash considerations.
The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have selected left-handed pitcher Blake Taylor with the 51st overall selection in the second round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Director of Scouting.
The Pirates will host the third annual Pitch for Hope Women's Baseball Clinic, a baseball skills workshop, on Sunday, June 30. Women ages 14 and older are invited to PNC Park for a day of baseball specific events in support of A Glimmer of Hope, a Pittsburgh based breast cancer research organization.
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