Batting practice is underway at PNC Park, and a dozen “ballhawks” armed with gloves chase down home run balls in the left field stands.
The wait is over. Opening Day is here and expectations are high for the Pittsburgh Pirates after making the playoffs last season.
Pirates broadcaster Bob Walk joined The Fan Morning Show on Monday as the guys broadcasted live from inside the stadium in anticipation of Opening Day.
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.
Pirates president Frank Coonelly joined The Fan Morning Show at PNC Park on Monday, as the guys broadcasted live from inside the stadium in anticipation of Opening Day.
The Pirates have been planning and developing new food and merchandise options for fans.
Several new menu items were unveiled Friday at PNC Park, and one of them includes a grilled cheese sandwich that Jason Grilli would be proud of.
The Pirates did the right thing. Barry Bonds did the right thing. Now, Monday, the city will experience a great thing.
Inevitably, before anybody even spoke a word, he was already getting his chops busted for choosing “Let It Go” from Disney’s “Frozen” as one of his walk-up songs for the 2014 season.
Opening Day is just around the corner.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Hard to believe, but in a week the Pirates are back in action. They open the 2014 season Monday March 31st against the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park.
To get you ready, KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway are broadcasting from Pirates Spring Training in Bradenton Florida.
You’ll soon have a new choice of soft drink when heading to PNC Park this season.
Entering last season, many Pittsburgh Pirates fans worried about whether Jason Grilli would be able to transition from setup guy to the closer’s spot.