Looking ahead to first pitch of the Pittsburgh Baseball Club’s 126th season …
Game: Pirates vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Time: 1:35 p.m.
Site: PNC Park
TV, radio: Root Sports, 93.7 The Fan
Here is the live box score. The Trib will have all kinds of coverage all day, and I’ll be live-blogging right here in this space.
And here is the Pirates’ lineup …
- Alex Presley, LF
- Jose Tabata, RF
- Andrew McCutchen, CF
- Neil Walker, 2B
- Garrett Jones, 1B
- Rod Barajas, C
- Pedro Alvarez, 3B
- Clint Barmes, SS
- Erik Bedard, LHP
UPDATE 11:44 a.m.: A few pics to get rolling …
Final round of batting practice for the home team. Yamaico Navarro was killing the ball, in the unlikely event that would matter to anyone.
Always good to chat with “Coach Pete” Mackanin, now working the Phillies’ bench.
Matt Hague, officially freed, is interviewed by … what is that, Erie TV?
1:37 p.m.: First pitch of 2012, from Bedard to Shane Victorino, 52 degrees, mostly cloudy …