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Pittsburgh Pirates

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

Cutch, Frazier homer; Nova strong vs. Twins
Adam Frazier and Andrew McCutchen homered, Ivan Nova tossed four efficient innings and the Pirates beat the Twins, 4-1.
03/27/2017 08:41 PM

Pirates call upon Harrison's versatility at 3B
Since the beginning of camp, the Pirates have mentioned the possibility that Josh Harrison could bounce around the field, once again taking on some of his former super-utility responsibilities.
03/27/2017 09:23 PM

Meadows wraps up impressive big league camp
The Pirates reassigned outfield prospect Austin Meadows to Minor League camp, where he reported Monday after a longer-than-expected stay in big league Spring Training.
03/27/2017 03:24 PM

MLB.TV is counting down to Opening Day
Watch live out-of-market games -- including select Spring Training games without blackouts -- on more than 400 devices. Plus, enjoy full portability with a free subscription to At Bat Premium ($19.99 value).
03/22/2017 02:31 PM

Bucs' Deadline status could impact Cutch
If the Pirates are clearly a postseason contender, the front office has shown a willingness to add players. But if the Bucs aren't realistically in the mix at the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, they may deploy a strategy similar to the one they used last season -- just with higher emotional stakes. What will happen to Andrew McCutchen if Pittsburgh is out of the running at that point?
03/27/2017 10:00 AM



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