(Photo taken by Frank Sparks)
The Pittsburgh Pirates will open the 2018 Major League Baseball season in Detroit on Thursday March 29 against the Tigers. The game is scheduled to start at 1:10 p.m. EDT. They will then have Friday March 30 off and return to play the Tigers in Game 2 Saturday March 31 and Game 3 on Sunday April 1. Both Saturday and Sunday games are scheduled to start at 1:10 p.m. EDT.
The Pirates will then return home for the home opener on Monday April 2 against the Minnesota Twins. The home opener is scheduled to start at 1:10 p.m. and is the beginning of a six game home stand that includes two games against the Twins and Four against the Cincinnati Reds.
The Bucs will then hit the road again headed to Chicago for the Cubs home opener on Monday April 9. The game is scheduled to start at 2:20 p.m. EDT and is the start of a 3 game series against the before the Pirates move on to Miami and Play the Marlins in a three game series.
The Pirates will finish out the month of April with Series on the road against the Phillies and the Nationals and they will have home series with Colorado, Detriot, and St. Louis. You can see the whole Pirates 2018 season schedule by going to the Pittsburgh Pirates Website.