By Jason Shetler
Earlier today, the Pirates released their schedule for the 2017 season. Here is a look at the most notable series.
The Pirates season opener will also be their first Interleague series, as they take on the Boston Red Sox in a three game set at Fenway Park April 3rd, 5th and 6th.
The home opener will be the day after on April 7th against the Atlanta Braves.
Their Interleague portion of the schedule will consist of AL East clubs.
From May 22nd through the 25th, the Pirates play a four game series at SunTrust Park, the new home of the Atlanta Braves.
The Pirates will be at Citizens Bank Park to face the Philadelphia Phillies on the Fourth of July.
The last series at PNC Park is a two game set versus the Baltimore Orioles September 26th and 27th.
The final series of 2017 will be four games in DC against the Washington Nationals September 28th through October 1st.
To check out the full schedule, go to pirates.com