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Pirates announce return of "No Fees" promotion

Team to Pay Service Fees on Tickets Purchased by Phone or Online During Promotion
10:26 AM EDT

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today the return, for a limited time, of the popular “No Fees, presented by Guardian Protection” ticket promotion. Starting today, Thursday, August 5, at 10 a.m. and continuing through Sunday, August 15, the team, in partnership with Guardian Protection, will pay all service fees charged to

Roster move

August 2, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today placed right-handed pitcher Chad Kuhl on the injured list (COVID-19). Right-handed pitcher Shea Spitzbarth has been selected from Triple-A Indianapolis to take Kuhl’s place on the 26-man active roster. Spitzbarth, who has no previous big league experience, will wear uniform #66. Spitzbarth went 3-2 with a

Pirates claim LHP Anthony Banda off waivers from Mets

August 2, 2021

The Pirates have claimed LHP Anthony Banda off waivers from the New York Mets. The 27-year-old Banda (turns 28 on August 10) began the 2021 season in the San Francisco organization with Triple-A Sacramento before being acquired by the Mets in exchange for infielder Will Toffey on 7/2. He made

Pirates sign 202118th round selection A.J. Graham

July 30, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed the following player from the 2021 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Senior Director of Amateur Scouting. Round: 18 Name: A.J. Graham Position: SS Height/Weight: 6-3/180 School: Gaither (FL) High School Affiliate Assignment: Florida Complex League Hit .348 with two

Pirates Acquire Infielder Michael Chavis From Boston

July 30, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today acquired infielder Michael Chavis from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for pitcher Austin Davis.

Pirates Acquire Pitchers Bryse Wilson and Ricky Devito From Atlanta

July 30, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today acquired right-handed pitchers Bryse Wilson and Ricky DeVito from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for pitcher Richard Rodriguez.

Pirates celebrate First Responders Days this week

Pirates and Guardian Protection team-up to support area heroes
July 27, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates, in partnership with Guardian Protection, are honoring first responders throughout the area this week with First Responders Appreciation Days, scheduled for Today through Thursday, July 29 at PNC Park. The week is an opportunity to highlight these community heroes and the important work they are doing with

Pirates sign 2021 14th-round Draft selection Braylon Bishop

July 27, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed the following player from the 2021 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Senior Director of Amateur Scouting. Was rated by Baseball America as the 88th-best prospect (94th by MLB Pipeline) in the 2021 draft...Was rated by Perfect Game as the

Roster moves

July 27, 2021

Cody Ponce (RHP) has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. This is Ponce’s third stint with the Pirates this season (last time from 6/28 to 7/4). He made his only relief appearance of the season with the Pirates on 6/29 in Colorado and also made two starts (5/25 against the Cubs

Pirates sign 2021 Competitive Balance B selection Lonnie White Jr.

July 26, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have signed 2021 Competitive Balance B round selection Lonnie White Jr., the 64th overall selection in the 2021 First-Year Player Draft. The 18-year-old White was rated as the 32nd-best player in the 2021 draft by Baseball America. He was also rated by FanGraphs as

Pirates acquire two players from New York Yankees

July 26, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today acquired infielders Hoy Jun Park and Diego Castillo from the New York Yankees in exchange for right-handed pitcher Clay Holmes. Park currently ranks first among all Triple-A East League players in batting (.327), OBP (.475), OPS (1.042) and walks (46), tied for third in runs scored

Pirates acquire three players from San Diego Padres

July 26, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today acquired infielder Tucupita Marcano, outfielder Jack Suwinski and right-handed pitcher Michell Miliano from the San Diego Padres in exchange for infielder Adam Frazier and cash. The 21-year-old Marcano, who appeared in 25 games earlier this season with San Diego and was a member of the team’s

Roster move

July 23, 2021

RHP Luis Oviedo has returned from his rehab assignment and has been reinstated from the 10-day injured list. Oviedo has been sidelined since June 7 with a left quad strain. He began his rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis and went 0-2 with an 8.00 ERA (9.0ip/11h/8r/8er/6bb/11so) in four games (three

Pirates to host Youth Baseball and Softball Day at PNC Park

Day includes fun on Federal Street, pregame talk with Pirates celebrities and more
July 22, 2021

On Sunday, August 1, the Pittsburgh Pirates plan a celebration of area youth baseball and softball players and coaches in and around PNC Park as the team hosts the Philadelphia Phillies for a 1:05 p.m. game. The entire Youth Baseball and Softball Day, presented by Nike, is packed full of

Pirates sign 2021 third round selection Bubba Chandler

July 22, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have signed right-handed pitcher/shortstop Bubba Chandler, the club’s third round selection (72nd overall) in the 2021 First-Year Player Draft. The 18-year-old Chandler was rated as the 20th-best player in the 2021 draft by Baseball America (21st overallby MLB Pipeline). Chandler went 8-1 with a

Pirates sign two more players from 2021 Draft

July 21, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed the following players from the 2021 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Senior Director of Amateur Scouting.

Pirates sign 2021 second round selection Anthony Solometo

July 20, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have signed left-handed pitcher Anthony Solometo (pronounced Saul-o-meet-o), the club’s second round selection (37th overall) in the 2021 First-Year Player Draft. The 18-year-old Solometo was rated as the 17th-best player in the 2021 draft by MLB Pipeline (28th overall by Baseball America). Baseball America

Pirates sign 2021 20th round Draft selection Brenden Dixon

July 19, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed the following player from the 2021 First-Year Player Draft. The announcement was made by Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Senior Director of Amateur Scouting. Brenden Dixon, SS , 20th round 6-foot-1, 205 pounds; Weatherford (TX) College; Assigned to Florida Complex League Hit .335 (53-for-158) with 12 doubles,

Roster moves

July 19, 2021

The Pirates have acquired LHP Dillon Peters from the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for cash considerations and have assigned him to Triple-A Indianapolis. The 28-year-old Peters has spent the entire 2021 season with Triple-A Salt Lake, where he went 2-2 with a 4.35 ERA (41.1ip/20er) in eight starts. He

Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League news and notes

July 19, 2021

Indianapolis - Beau Sulser is 2-1 with a 2.43 ERA (40.2ip/11er) in his last eight apperances (seven starts) dating back to June 4 (he ranks third in the league with a 3.41 ERA this season)...Sulser ranks ninth among all Triple-A East League pitchers in strikeouts per 9.0 innings (8.75)...Braeden Ogle

Pirates sign 2021 first-round selection Henry Davis

July 18, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have signed catcher Henry Davis, the No. 1 overall selection in the 2021 First-Year Player Draft. The 21-year-old Davis earned first-team All-American honors from both Baseball America and the American Baseball Coaches Association this past season. As a sophomore for the University of Louisville,

Pirates Homestand Highlights for Friday, July 16 thru Sunday, July 18

Pirates Return to PNC Park for the Eighth Homestand of 2021
July 15, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates return to PNC Park for the first series following the 2021 All-Star break. The eighth homestand of the season includes a three-game series with the New York Mets. Friday, July 16, 2021 – Pirates vs. New York Mets (7:05 p.m.) • Free Shirt Friday: Tonight, the Pirates

Pirates Select Anthony Solometo 37th Overall In Second Round Of 2021 Draft

July 12, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have drafted left-handed pitcher Anthony Solometo with the 37th overall selection in the second round of the 2021 First-Year Player Draft.

Pirates Select Henry Davis No. 1 in the MLB Draft

July 11, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have selected catcher Henry Davis with the No. 1 overall selection in the 2021 First-Year Player Draft.

Roster moves

July 6, 2021

The Pirates have placed outfielder Gregory Polanco on the 10-day injured list with a Bilateral Adductor Strain. In addition, infielder/outfielder Phillip Evans has been placed on the 7-day concussion I.L. Infielder Rodolfo Castro has been recalled from Double-A Altoona and infielder Cole Tucker has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. This