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Roster move

September 24, 2021

The Pirates have placed LHP Dillon Peters on the 10-day injured list with a low back strain. RHP Miguel Yajure has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis and will be active for tonight’s game in Philadelphia. He will be wearing uniform #89. The 23-year-old Yajure is in his third stint with

Pirates announce plans for Fan Appreciation Weekend

Club Announces a Special Saturday Zambelli Fireworks Night
September 17, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced plans for Fan Appreciation Weekend, presented by PNC, during the final series of the season, from Friday, October 1 through Sunday, October 3 vs the Cincinnati Reds. As the season comes to a close, each game throughout the weekend is filled with promotions and activities,

Roster move

September 14, 2021

The Pirates have placed RHP David Bednar on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to 9/11) with a right oblique strain. Bednar has gone 3-1 with three saves and a 2.18 ERA (57.2ip/14er) in 58 appearances this season. Entering today’s action, his 58 appearances are the most among National League rookies

Pirates set to celebrate Roberto Clemente Day

Team to honor Roberto Clemente with Day of Giving, On-Field Recognition and More
September 14, 2021

As the Pittsburgh Pirates continue to honor the life and legacy of the great Roberto Clemente, the Club will join Major League Baseball in a Roberto Clemente Day celebration on Wednesday, September 15. The Pirates will honor “The Great One” with a day of giving, a community-based initiative taking place

Jacob Stallings Named Pirates Nominee for the 2021 Roberto Clemente Award

September 14, 2021

Major League Baseball today announced that Jacob Stallings was named the Pittsburgh Pirates 2021 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, baseball’s most prestigious individual honor for Major Leaguers.

Pirates claim RHP Enyel De Los Santos off waivers

September 13, 2021

The Pirates have claimed RHP Enyel De Los Santos off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies. In 26 relief appearances with the Phillies this season, De Los Santos posted a 1-1 record, a 6.75 ERA and 42 strikeouts in 28.0 innings of work. De Los Santos struck out at least one

Roster move

September 7, 2021

LHP Dillon Peters has been reinstated from the 10-day injured list and is scheduled to make his fourth start with the Pirates tonight against the Tigers. Peters has been sidelined since 8/28 with a low back strain after making his last start with the Pirates on 8/27 vs. St. Louis

Pirates claim pitcher Connor Overton off waivers from Toronto

September 6, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today claimed right-handed pitcher Connor Overton off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays and optioned him to Triple-A Indianapolis. The 28-year-old Overton made his Major League debut on August 12 after being selected by the Blue Jays one day earlier from Triple-A Buffalo. Overton made four scoreless

Greensboro's Nick Gonzales and Bradenton's Jack Herman take home Minor League Player of the Month honors

September 3, 2021

Greensboro’s Nick Gonzales was named the High-A East League Player-of-the-Month for August today while Bradenton’s Jack Herman also took home Player-of-the-Month honors for the Low-A Southeast League. The announcement was made by Minor League Baseball. The 22-year-old Gonzales led the High-A East League last month in hits (39), runs (24),

Pirates celebrate 50th anniversary of first all-minority lineup in MLB

A Special Panel Discussion Event to Take Place Tonight at Heinz History Center
September 1, 2021

Today, the Pittsburgh Pirates are set to officially celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first all-minority lineup to take the field in Major League Baseball history. The day will consist of a special event at the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Heinz History Center that includes a panel discussion

Pirates and hitting coach Rick Eckstein part ways

August 30, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that Rick Eckstein has been relieved of his duties as Major League Hitting Coach. The announcement was made by General Manager Ben Cherington. “We are grateful for Rick’s dedication to the team and our players,” said Cherington. “This was a difficult decision as we have

Roster move and Ben Cherington comment 

August 28, 2021

Outfielder Gregory Polanco has been designated for assignment and infielder Cole Tucker is expected to be recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. This will be Tucker’s third stint with the Pirates this season. He went 2-for-15 with a double and an RBI in eight games from 5/21 thru 6/5 and 1-for-6 in

Roster moves

August 23, 2021

The Pirates have recalled infielder Michael Chavis (uniform #31) from Triple-A Indianapolis and have reinstated outfielder Anthony Alford from the 10-day injured list. To make room on the active roster, infielder Rodolfo Castro has been optioned to Double-A Altoona and infielder/outfielder Hoy Park has been optioned to Indianapolis. The 26-year-old

Pirates Announce 2022 Spring Training Schedule

August 18, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today released their spring training schedule for the 2022 Grapefruit League season. The Pirates are scheduled to play a total of 34 games, 17 of which will be at home at LECOM Park in Bradenton, Fla.

Pirates sign infielder/outfielder Yoshi Tsutsugo

August 16, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed free agent infielder/outfielder Yoshi Tsutsugo (pronounced yoshee tsoo-TSOO-go) to a Major League contract. The 29-year-old Tsutsugo has spent a majority of the 2021 season with Triple-A Oklahoma City, where he hit .257 (38-for-148) with seven doubles, 10 home runs, 32 RBI, a .361 on-base percentage,

Pirates-Brewers game for August 13 postponed 

August 13, 2021

Tonight’s game between the Pirates and Milwaukee Brewers has been postponed due to inclement weather expected throughout the remainder of the evening. The Pirates and Brewers will play a split seven-inning doubleheader tomorrow. The first game of tomorrow’s doubleheader will begin at 2:30 p.m. Tickets for tonight’s game will be

Roster move

August 6, 2021

The Pittsburgh Pirates today placed outfielder Ben Gamel on the 10-day injured list (retro to August 5) with a right hamstring strain. In addition, infielder Colin Moran has been returned from his rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis and reinstated from the 10-day injured list (left wrist bone fracture).

Pirates announce return of "No Fees" promotion

Team to Pay Service Fees on Tickets Purchased by Phone or Online During Promotion
August 5, 2021

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