The Pittsburgh Pirates released their 2016 Spring Training schedule on Tuesday. It begins with the annual Black & Gold game at McKechnie Field on February 29th and wraps up with a game against the Cincinnati Reds on April 2nd at Victory Field, which is the home field of the Indianapolis Indians.
The Pirates first official Spring Training games will be back-to-back dates against the Detroit Tigers, with March 1st being a road game and March 2nd in Bradenton. The Pirates will also play the Blue Jays, Twins, Astros, Phillies, Rays, Yankees, Red Sox and Orioles at home. The road schedule includes a game against the Braves, plus all of those same teams listed above, except the Astros. There are three days off on the schedule and on March 26th, they will play two split-squad games.
The full schedule can be seen below. Click on the image to make it larger.