Pirates homestand highlights Friday, June 6-Thursday, June 12

The Pirates return to PNC Park from a 10-game road trip to host the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs for three games apiece. This homestand will be highlighted by the first Fan Jam of 2014 featuring the Goo Goo Dolls on Saturday, June 7 and the annual Pirates Charities on ROOT SPORTS auction on Tuesday, June 10.

Friday, June 6, 2014 - Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers (7:05 p.m.)
• Friday Block Party: Tonight is another Friday Block Party on Federal Street. Fans will enjoy live music featuring Ferris Buehller's Revenge and can party on the street with food and beer sales. Pirates alumni John Smiley will be the special guest bartender at the Budweiser Bar that will be located on Federal Street.
• Singles Night: Tonight is Singles Night at PNC. Tickets are only $25 and include access to a pregame party, seats on the Deck and $10 in loaded value. The pregame event is a chance to meet up with other singles at the private PRE-GAME PARTY presented by Star 100.7 on the Pirates Deck and enjoy music, games, giveaways, and a cash bar serving beer and wine. For tickets and information visit pirates.com/singlesnight.
• Free Shirt Friday: The Pirates popular Free Shirt Friday continues as the first 25,000 fans, with paid admission, will receive a Pirates tee, presented by Point Park University.
• Disability Awareness Night: Tonight is the first of three Disability Awareness Nights at PNC Park. The Pirates would like to invite fans to PNC Park, as they bring people with all types of disabilities together for a Disability Awareness Celebration. Tonight the Pirates will host a special all-inclusive event on Federal Street to launch the celebration series. Tickets and information are available by contacting Lauren Farrell at (412) 325-4928 or Lauren.Farrell@Pirates.com
• Pirates PNC Bank Debit Card Game: As part of the many fan-friendly values at PNC Park, tonight is a Pirates PNC Bank Debit Card game. Fans can save up to $10 on tickets for select games throughout the season simply by using a Pirates PNC Bank Debit Card. For full details, visit pirates.com/piratescard.

Saturday, June 7, 2014 - Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers (4:05 p.m.)
• Elementary: Pirates left-handed reliever Tony Watson is signing free autographs for fans at the PNC Bank branch in Robinson Towne Center (2101 Park Manor Road) from 9 to 10 a.m.
• Saturday Block Party: Tonight is a Saturday Block Party as fans will enjoy food and beer sales on Federal Street as Pirates alumni Grant Jackson will be the special guest bartender at the Budweiser Bar.
• Goo Goo Dolls Fan Jam: After tonight's game, all fans are encouraged to stay in their seats for a post-game concert featuring Goo Goo Dolls. This is the first show of the 2014 Summer Concert Series at PNC Park. The Pirates are now offering fans the chance to watch any of the 2014 Live Music Concert Series postgame shows from the infield at PNC Park. For complete information and to order tickets, visit pirates.com/concerts.
• Scratch 'n Win: everyone is a winner with the special Scratch 'n Win presented by Eat 'n Park. All fans with receive a scratch-off ticket upon entering PNC Park with an opportunity to win one of several great prizes.

Sunday, June 8, 2014 - Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers (1:35 p.m.) Kids Day
• March for Babies: For the fifth year, Pirates employees, family, friends and community members will take part in the March of Dimes "March for Babies." The march begins at 9 a.m. and new for 2014, the 5K Run for Babies will kick-off an hour before March for Babies. Fundraisers and participants will receive a picnic lunch on Federal Street after the walk compliments of ARAMARK. In addition, each participant to raise a minimum of $50 will receive a ticket voucher good for one complimentary Pirates ticket and each participant will have the opportunity to take a lap around the field on the PNC Park warning track as part of the route. In 2013, more than 8,000 walkers participated in the event, raising more than $600,000. For complete information visit marchforbabies.org.
• Girl Scout Day: Girl Scout Day is a celebration of the Girl Scouts of Western PA and their family and friends while enjoying a baseball game. Participating Girl Scouts will also receive a Pittsburgh Pirates Girl Scout Patch. For information and to order tickets visit pirates.com/scouts.
• Russell Martin Poster: All kids 14 and younger, with paid admission, will receive a poster of Pirates catcher Russell Martin, courtesy of Trib Total Media.
• Kids Run the Bases: Kids attending today's game are invited to stick around after to run the bases on the field at PNC Park with the Kids Run the Bases, presented by Kennywood.
• Kids Day: Come down early and join the fun as the #1 Cochran Family Fun Zone will be open on Federal Street from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lined up outside PNC Park will be inflatable rides, face painting, information about the Bucaroos Kids Club, presented by Chick-fil-A and more.
• MLB's Play it Sun Smart Day: Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and all of MLB urge fans to Play Sun Smart. For 16 years the American Academy of Dermatology and MLB have teamed up to educate the public on the dangers of sun exposure and to bring awareness to skin cancer prevention and detection. Always remember to apply sun screen, wear sunglasses and put on your Pirates cap.
• Advantage Card Game: as part of many fan-friendly values at PNC Park, today is a Giant Eagle Advantage Card game. Fans can save up to $10 on select tickets for every Sunday home game. For complete details, visit pirates.com/advantagecard.

Monday, June 9, 2014 - Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs (7:05 p.m.)
• You Score as Bucs Score: Thanks to the fan-value "You Score as the Bucs Score" promotion select tickets for today's game were placed on sale for as low as $14. During the weekday series at San Diego from June 2-4, the Pirates scored a total of 16 runs and as part of the promotion, the club discounted select tickets for today's game $1 for every run scored. For complete information and to order tickets visit pirates.com/howmanyruns.
• Paint Monkey: Join the Pirates as they partner with Paint Monkey on Monday nights throughout the season, to create a Pirates masterpiece. Enjoy a pre-game painting session (canvases are pre-sketched) on the Pirates deck and stay for the game afterwards. Collect all four paintings! Prices start at $50 per date and include a space in one painting class and one seat to the game. Save by purchasing all 4 lessons at once at $180 includes one space in all 4 painting classes and one seat to the each of the Paint Monkey games (May 5 vs. Giants, June 9 vs. Cubs, July 21 vs. Dodgers, and August 18 vs. Braves). For more information contact Angela.Criscella@pirates.com.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs (7:05 p.m.)
• You Score as Bucs Score: Thanks to the fan-value "You Score as the Bucs Score" promotion select tickets for today's game were placed on sale for as low as $14. During the weekday series at San Diego from June 2-4, the Pirates scored a total of 16 runs and as part of the promotion, the club discounted select tickets for today's game $1 for every run scored. For complete information and to order tickets visit pirates.com/howmanyruns.
• Military Appreciation Night: Tonight the Pirates partnered with GovX.com to present Military Appreciation Night at PNC Park. More than 10,000 free tickets were distributed to veterans and active service men and women in advance of this night using the online verification system provided by GovX.com. In recognition of those who currently serve our country, as well as those who have served in the past, the Pirates are honored to provide this night of enjoyment at PNC Park.
• ROOT Auction: Tonight the Pirates are proud to again partner with ROOT SPORTS to host the Pirates Charities on ROOT SPORTS Auction at PNC Park in the Rivertowne Brewing Hall of Fame Club. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the telecast begins at 6 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to bid on Pirates autographed, game-worn black jerseys with the specially designed digital camouflage lettering and numbering being worn on the field tonight. Bids can be made online beginning at 5:30 p.m. via pirates.com/rootsportsauction. Fans will also have the opportunity to purchase VIP and VIP-PLUS Bags for $150 and $550, respectively. Each bag will feature a special Pirates Charities/ROOT SPORTS camo logo and will include an autographed baseball from a current Bucco, an autographed baseball from a Pirates World Series hero, a New Era black Pirates cap with a camo "P", Pirates baseball tickets, and other Pirates merchandise. The VIP-PLUS bags will also include an authentic game jersey autographed by a current Pirates player of your choice. VIP Bags and VIP PLUS Bags can be purchased in person
in the Rivertowne Hall of Fame Club, over the phone by calling (412) 325-4888, or online at
pirates.com/rootsportsauction starting at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds from the Auction will benefit Pirates Charities and Operation Troop Appreciation, Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania, Inc. and the Wounded Warrior Project.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs (7:05 p.m.)
• You Score as Bucs Score: Thanks to the fan-value "You Score as the Bucs Score" promotion select tickets for today's game were placed on sale for as low as $14. During the weekday series at San Diego from June 2-4, the Pirates scored a total of 16 runs and as part of the promotion, the club discounted select tickets for today's game $1 for every run scored. For complete information and to order tickets visit pirates.com/howmanyruns.
• RBI Coaches Q&A: Tonight a Pirates player and coach will participate in a one hour special pregame question and answer session with 100 area youths from the Pirates RBI programs in the PNC Park press conference room.

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs (7:05 p.m.)
• You Score as Bucs Score: Thanks to the fan-value "You Score as the Bucs Score" promotion select tickets for today's game were placed on sale for as low as $14. During the weekday series at San Diego from June 2-4, the Pirates scored a total of 16 runs and as part of the promotion, the club discounted select tickets for today's game $1 for every run scored. For complete information and to order tickets visit pirates.com/howmanyruns.
• Beer Passport: Beer Passport ticket holders 21-and-older are invited to a 90-minute beer sampling event in Club 3000 that begins when gates open at 5:30 p.m. For more information and to order tickets, visit pirates.com/beerpassport.
• 65 Roses: The Pirates, along with broadcasters Greg Brown and Steve Blass, will host the first 65 Roses Club night of the 2014 baseball season. The 65 Roses Club is a group of Pirates fans who have joined together to raise funds to fight cystic fibrosis. By making a pledge to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for every home run the Pirates hit, these fans have the opportunity to meet Pirates players at private pre-game receptions. After the receptions, everyone can enjoy the game to cheer on the Bucs! The club gets its name from the way a child often learns to say "cystic fibrosis," which sounds like "sixty-five roses." It is a national sports program supported by teams in all areas of athletics, including baseball, football, basketball, hockey and soccer, to help raise funds to fight cystic fibrosis.

College Student Discount
For select games during the 2014 season, students with a valid college email address will receive a special discount off the advance ticket price of select games. To receive the code, college students may simply fill out the form at pirates.com/student. Each code is valid for up to fourteen tickets.

Vote Pirates
Voting has begun for the 2014 MLB All Star game in Minnesota and to encourage fans to vote for their favorite Buccos, the Pirates are offering extra incentives to cast ballots. Fans voting for their favorite Pirates can take advantage of a special buy one, get one free ticket offer. The Pirates want fans to vote early and vote often. Fans are now able to vote a maximum of 35 times online with the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Ballot. Online voting ends July 3 at 11:59 p.m. ET. To vote for your Pirates and for complete details, visit pirates.com/vote.

Military Ticket Discount
The Pirates are proud to team up with GovX.com to offer discounted tickets to active-duty, reserve, veteran, and retired service members and their families. All season long military members are invited to save up to $10 per ticket on select seats at PNC Park. Tickets are available now at pirates.com/military and a valid active-duty, reserve, retired, dependent or DOD employee ID card is required for ticket window purchases.

Dynamic Pricing Section
The Pirates popular dynamic pricing system is back in 2014 and includes both the Bleacher Reserve and Upper Bleacher Reserve sections of PNC Park. Tickets for the 2,400 seats, located in left field, will be placed on sale 10-days prior to each home game. The initial ticket price will then be adjusted- both lower and higher- in real time, based on several factors. For the complete list of games and to find the on-sale dates, visit pirates.com/dynamic.

Where's the Parrot?
The Pirate Parrot is active in and around the community as an ambassador of the Pirates organization. Below are a few of the upcoming events he will be attending in the Greater Pittsburgh Area.
• Saturday, June 7 the Parrot will be attending Alex's Lemonade Stand from noon to 1 p.m. at Fun Fore All in Cranberry Township.
• Saturday, June 14, the Parrot will be attending the Miles Against Melanoma 5K Run/Walk from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Edgebrook Field
• Saturday, June 15, the Parrot will be attending the PAL Adaptive Baseball League game from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Police Athletic League field in Irwin, Pa.
To schedule your visit by the Pirate Parrot, please call (412) 325-4730 or email mascots@pirates.com.

Pirates Season Ticket Plans
Pro-rated Full Season, half season, and Summer 6-pack plans are available for the 2014 season. Full and partial-season ticket plans feature exclusive benefits including guaranteed seats for the biggest games, discounted ticket prices, invitations to special season ticket holder events featuring Pirates players and executives, plus much more. For more information regarding purchasing a season ticket plan, call 1-800-BUY-BUCS or visit pirates.com/tickets.

Fan Values
The Pirates are pleased to offer a variety of fan-friendly values throughout 2014, simply visit pirates.com/tickets for these great deals and more.
• Kids Pricing: The Pirates are pleased to offer special ticket prices for all 81 home games for kids ages 14 and younger in select sections of PNC Park. Save up to $9 on kid's single game tickets.
• Coca-Cola Fan Pack: Every Sunday game at PNC Park fans will have the opportunity to purchase the Coca-Cola Fan Pack for only $35. The deal includes a Lower Outfield Box ticket, a hot dog, pretzel and a Coca-Cola fountain drink.
• All You Can Eat: The All You Can Eat Seats are a popular way to enjoy a game in Sections 201 through 205. Tickets include all the hot dogs, hamburgers, nachos, salads, popcorn, peanuts, peanut butter-filled pretzels, ice cream and soda you can handle for one low price -- and there are dedicated All You Can Eat concession stands with a speed line approach. Please visit pirates.com/allyoucaneat for tickets and pricing.
• Port Authority Connect and Save: Fans can save up to $10 on tickets for every Monday through Thursday home game through August 7 with their Port Authority ConnectCard.

For a complete list of the 2014 Pirates promotions and special events, visit pirates.com/promotions.