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Mckechnie Field
1611 9th Street W.
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 747-3031 (MAP)


Autograph Seekers
McKechnie Field is a Mecca for autograph seekers. Players are happy to oblige the fans that line the walkway next to the bullpens, which are next to the players’ clubhouses (Pirates in right field, visitors in left). This is one of the more accessible set-ups in the Grapefruit League for fan and player interaction, and many players from the Pirates and visiting teams will sign autographs during the game. www.springtrainingconnection.com 

Parking Limited Around Ballpark ? Arrive Early
Limited, but free street parking is available near the ballpark – but it is limited. Arrive early, like 45 minutes before the game.
Joe Connor, Author of A Fan’s Guide To The Ultimate Spring Training Experience, www.modernerabaseball.com 

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Places to Stay


Quality Inn & Suites
(941) 747-6465
2303 1st St Bradenton, FL 34208
0.7 mi SE
Holiday Inn Riverfront
(941) 747-3727 or (800) 465-4329
100 Riverfront Blvd Bradenton, FL 34205
1.2 mi NE
Anchor Inn
(941) 964-5600
450 4th St E Bradenton, FL 34208
1.0 mi NE



Heather Hills Golf Club
(941) 755-8888
101 Cortez Rd W Bradenton, FL 34207
1.7 mi S
River Run Golf Links
(941) 708-6331
1801 27th St E Bradenton, FL 34208
2.5 mi E
El Conquistador Country Club
(941) 758-1466
4350 El Conquistador Pkwy Bradenton, FL 34210
4.2 mi S
Peridia Golf & Country Club
(941) 758-2582 or (941) 755-5459
4950 Peridia Blvd E Bradenton, FL 34203
4.4 mi SE

2017 Schedule


PIT Homepage News

Bucs place Bastardo on DL, recall Barbato
The Pirates placed left-hander Antonio Bastardo on the 10-day disabled list with a left quad strain and recalled right-hander Johnny Barbato from Triple-A Indianapolis, the team announced Tuesday.
04/25/2017 04:45 PM

Cole looks to continue run of quality starts
When the Pirates and Cubs met at Wrigley Field earlier this month, Pittsburgh won all three games, and outscored Chicago, 18-10. Could they set the tone for the Central Division matchups between these two teams the rest of the season?
04/25/2017 12:13 PM

Osuna has success at plate, trouble in field
Jose Osuna ran back toward the warning track in pursuit of Ben Zobrist's fly ball, left his feet and lost sight of it. It seemed the ball shifted on him at the last second, he said, and he couldn't reel in a catchable ball.
04/25/2017 01:16 AM

MLB.TV: Watch every night on every device
It all began 15 years ago, and you are going to want to be part of the MLB.TV celebration of baseball and technology, as the world's longest-running and most successful live-streaming sports product is a way of life for millions.
04/20/2017 01:24 PM

Kuhl has rough night as Bucs fall to Cubs
The first time the Cubs and Pirates met this season, the Bucs came from behind three days in a row to sweep the series at Wrigley Field. The Cubs ensured there would be no comeback Monday night, running up a big lead in the first two innings and cruising to a 14-3 win at PNC Park.
04/25/2017 12:09 AM



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