The Pittsburgh Pirates will start their 2023 Spring Training schedule this weekend. Here is a quick preview for the upcoming preseason games.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have just released their Grapefruit League schedule for the 2023 season. The Pirates will play a total of 29 games, 14 of which will be played at their spring training home, LECOM Park in Bradenton, Florida.
The Pirates' first game of the Grapefruit League season will be on February 25, 2023, against the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida. The Pirates will then return to LECOM Park for their home opener on February 26 against the Detroit Tigers.
The Pirates will play a total of seven games against the Tigers, including three at home and four on the road. They will also play six games against the Baltimore Orioles, three at home and three on the road.
The Pirates' final Grapefruit League game will be on March 28, 2023, against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Pirates will then head back to Pittsburgh to prepare for the start of the regular season.
Overall, the Pirates' 2023 Grapefruit League schedule looks to be a competitive one, with matchups against some of the league's top teams. Fans will be eager to see how the team performs during spring training and what they can expect for the upcoming season.
You can follow along with all the games by using mlb.com. Last year many Spring Training games were shown on MLB.TV. Other games will be shown on AT&T Pittsburgh Sports Net along with 93.7 The Fan.
Get ready folks, live watchable baseball is on its way. The Pittsburgh Pirates have a lot of storylines to watch this year, so be sure to check the site for all the happenings in Bradenton. Lets go Bucs!