By Jason Shetler
The Pirates today have released their schedule for the 2016 season. Here are the notable series for next year.
Opening Day for the Pirates kicks off April 4th where they’ll begin a three game series against the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park.
The first Interleague series will be a two city four game set against the Detroit Tigers April 11th-14th.
The other Interleague games will consist of AL West teams:
Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington May 27th-29th.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at PNC Park June 3rd-5th.
Seattle Mariners twice June 28th and 29th at Safeco Field, July 26th and 27th at PNC Park.
Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum July 1st-3rd.
Houston Astros at PNC Park August 22nd-24th.
The Pirates wrap up the regular season versus the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium September 30th to October 2nd.
To view the Pirates complete 2016 schedule, go to Pirates.com.