The wait is over. Opening Day is here and expectations are high for the Pittsburgh Pirates after making the playoffs last season.
When the Pittsburgh Pirates take the field for Monday’s opener against the rebuilding Chicago Cubs, they’ll do it without the burden of two decades of losing. They’ll do it with the momentum that comes after the best season in a generation, and something just as valuable as they try to prove their breakout 2013 was no fluke: legitimate optimism.
The Pirates will take on the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park, but there’s plenty that went into making the field ready for today’s game.
The Pirates are known for their giveaways and promotions at PNC Park and this year will be no different.
The Pirates have been planning and developing new food and merchandise options for fans.
Bob Pompeani previewed the 2014 season with Pirates Broadcaster Greg Brown.
Bob Pompeani caught up with former Pirates shortstop Jack Wilson, who will be at PNC Park for Opening Day.
With the season about to begin, the Pittsburgh Pirates today set their 25-man roster for Opening Day on Monday at PNC Park.
Tab Douglas previewed the start of the Pirates season on Bucco Talk with Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Tab Douglas previewed the start of the season for the Pirates with Kevin Creagh of SteelCityBuzz.com.
The Pirates did the right thing. Barry Bonds did the right thing. Now, Monday, the city will experience a great thing.
20-long years the Pirates were usually found at the bottom of the standings but a playoff appearance last season ignited many dormant baseball fans in Pittsburgh who were longing for a winner.
Opening Day is just around the corner.
As they took to McKechnie Field for a final workout Thursday morning, it was against a backdrop of published pundits not giving them much of a shot to return to the playoffs.
The Pittsburgh Pirates continue to trim their roster ahead of Opening Day on Monday.