The Pittsburgh Pirates are just about done with their slate of Grapefruit League games in spring training, but they will have to play two more against a pretty good Philadelphia team before opening up the season there on Thursday.
They've already headed back up north and will face the Phillies in Philadelphia the next two days before opening the season against the Phightin's later this week. The first game on Monday will be played at 7:05 pm and the game on Tuesday will be played at 7:05 pm as well.
They'll take a day off on Wednesday before officially opening their MLB seasons on Thursday at 1:35 pm. The pitching schedule for opening day is slated to be Roy Halladay against Erik Bedard.
The two teams will take Friday off as well, then play two more games over the weekend to wrap up the first series of the year. The first night game of the year will be played on Saturday at 7:05 pm and the series will be completed on Sunday at 1:35 pm.