Pittsburgh Pirates release Spring Training schedule

November 29, 2012 

The Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday released their Spring Training schedule.

The Bradenton portion of the Spring Training schedule starts Feb. 22 with an intrasquad game; and concludes March 28 with a game versus the New York Yankees in Tampa.

The schedule also features a March 5 game versus Team Spain, which will be in the United States for the World Baseball Classic.

Other highlights of the schedule:

-- The Tampa Bay Rays will play three games against the Pirates in Bradenton, Feb. 27, March 7 and March 22 (split squad).

-- The New York Yankees will make their only visit to Bradenton on Sunday, March 17.

-- The Boston Red Sox will visit Bradenton on Feb. 28 and March 18.

For the full schedule, click on the link to the right.

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