The Pittsburgh Pirates today released their 2017 regular season schedule, which will feature the Bucs opening the season in Boston before returning to Pittsburgh for their Home Opener on Friday, April 7 vs. Atlanta. It will be the first time the Pirates play a Homer Opener against the Braves since 1998.
Following their first homestand of the season against Atlanta and Cincinnati, the Pirates will embark on a six game road trip against National League Central rivals Chicago and St. Louis from April 14-19.
The home portion of Pittsburgh's 2017 interleague schedule will also feature visits by the Yankees from April 21-23, Tampa Bay from June 27-29, Detroit from August 7-8 and Baltimore from September 26-27 in the final two home games of the regular season.
The Pirates will close out the 2017 season on the road with a four-game series in Washington from September 28 thru October 1.
Highlights of the 2017 regular season schedule include:
- April 21 thru April 26: The Pirates host the Yankees and NL Central rival Chicago Cubs for three games each.
- May 16 thru May 21: A six-game homestand against the Nationals and Phillies.
- May 22 thru May 25: A four-game road trip to new Braves ballpark SunTrust Park.
- July 3 thru July 9: A seven game road trip to Philadelphia and Chicago, which includes a July 4 game against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
- July 14 thru July 20: A seven-game homestand following the All-Star break against St. Louis and Milwaukee.
- July 21 thru July 30: A nine-game road trip to Colorado, San Francisco and San Diego.
- September 1 thru September 7: A seven-game homestand against Cincinnati and Chicago, highlighted by a Labor Day game with the Cubs on September 4.
- September 18 thru September 27: An eight-game homestand to close out the home portion of the schedule, including a two-game series vs. Baltimore from September 26-27.
The entire 2017 schedule has been posted here on pirates.com (dates and opponents are subject to change).
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