By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media
Looking ahead to first pitch …
Game: Pirates (2-1) vs. Tampa Bay Rays, exhibition
Starters: RHP A.J. Burnett vs. RHP Jeff Niemann
Time: 1:05 p.m.
Site: McKechnie Field, Bradenton, Fla.
Here is the official live box score.
Here is the TribLIVE’s Pirates page. Rob Biertempfel is on the scene.
And here is a TribLIVE video interview with Brad Hawpe …