Pirates Press Release
Pirates to offer Andrew McCutchen Home Run Derby Discount Ticket Offer
The Pittsburgh Pirates two-time All-Star centerfielder Andrew McCutchen participated in the 2012 State Farm Home Run Derby tonight. To mark the occasion, the team announced a new promotion
for Pirates fans with the "Andrew McCutchen Home Run Derby Discount Ticket Offer."
Pirates fans can now take advantage of a special fan-value promotion by purchasing discounted tickets in the Lower Outfield Box (regularly $28) and/or Outfield Box (regularly $24) sections of PNC
Park for all three games of the Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs series on July 23-25 at PNC Park.
To commemorate McCutchen's amazing first half of the 2012 season, the Pirates will discount tickets in each the Lower Outfield Box and Outfield Box area of PNC Park to $18 in honor of his 18
total home runs this season. That is a savings of $10 per ticket in the Lower Outfield Box area and $6 per ticket in the Outfield Box section.
Games eligible for discount:
- Monday, July 23 vs. Chicago Cubs (7:05 p.m.)
- Tuesday, July 24 vs. Chicago Cubs (7:05 p.m.)
- Wednesday, July 25 vs. Chicago Cubs (12:35 p.m.)
The Pirates will have two representatives in the 2012 Major League Baseball All Star game that will take place on Tuesday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m. ET at Kaufman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo, as McCutchen and Pirates pitcher Joel Hanrahan were each selected by their peers to the National League team. This is the second consecutive season in which both players were named to the Midsummer Classic.
McCutchen leads all Major League hitters at the break with a .362 batting average and is the first Pirate player to lead the league in average at the break since Matty Alou in 1968. McCutchen ranks second in the league in hits with 112 and slugging percentage at .625. He is tied for third in the N.L. with 60 RBI and tied for fourth with 18 home runs. Hanrahan, a two-time All Star, is 4-0 with a 2.38 earned run average on the season and ranks second in the Majors.