Statement from Pirates President Frank Coonelly on Tim Neverett

"Tim has been a consummate professional and a passionate ambassador of Pirates baseball for the last seven years. During that time, Tim has called many great Pirates moments and has been an important part of a team that brings Pirates baseball to our fans with heart and genuine passion.

"We thank Tim for his many contributions to the Pirates organization and our community and wish Tim the very best as he begins a new chapter in his career with the Red Sox.

"We have already begun what will be an extensive search to find a new play-by-play broadcaster who brings a high-level of energy and passion for the game of baseball, the Pirates organization and making a difference in the lives of those in our community."