Pirates extend 'How many Ks' promotion

NEW YORK -- The Pirates extended their "How Many Ks" promotion through Saturday in honor of the season debut of pitcher Francisco Liriano. The fan-value promotion will allow fans an opportunity to save one dollar for every total strikeout registered on Thursday, Friday and now Saturday at Citi Field, as the Pirates continue their series against the Mets.

For every strikeout the Pirates' pitching staff records during the three games, fans will receive one dollar off the purchase price of lower outfield box and outfield box seats for a game during the week of May 13-17, when the Pirates host the Brewers for a four-game series and the Astros on Friday.

The regular advance purchase price for lower outfield box seats is $32, and outfield box seats are $28. So if the Pirates strike out a total of 15 batters during the three games against the Mets, individual tickets will be made available for $17 per game in the lower outfield box section and $13 in the outfield box section for those five games.

Tickets for the week of the promotion will be made available for purchase 30 minutes following the conclusion of today's game against the Mets -- exclusively at pirates.com/howmanyks.

Tickets also will be available for purchase today at 8:30 a.m. ET at the PNC Park box office or by calling 1-877-893-2827. The promotion will run as long as supplies last.

Marty Noble is a national reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.