Press Release: Pirates Opening Day This Sunday

Pirates homestand highlights, April 3-6

Pirates return to PNC Park for the first time in 2016

This season the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals will have the honor of opening the Major League Baseball schedule as the first pitch of 2016 will be thrown at PNC Park.

The Bucs open the season with a three-game series vs. Central Division rival Cardinals before heading on a five-game road trip to Cincinnati and Detroit. Opening Day at PNC will include 2015 Award honorees, a flag unfurl, and more.

The Opening Day pregame is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. and fans are encouraged to be in their seats early, to ensure they do not miss a moment of the special ceremonies.

Sunday, April 3, 2016-Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals (1:05 p.m.) Home Opener presented by PNC Bank

All fans in attendance will receive a Pirates 2016 magnetic schedule.

OPENING SERIES SCHEDULE

  • Sunday, April 3, 2016-Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals (1:05 p.m.)
  • Monday, April 4, 2016 – Off Day
  • Tuesday, April 5, 2016 – Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals (7:05 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, April 6, 2016- Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals (7:05 p.m.)

More opening day info can be found here.