The Pirates will begin Grapefruit League play against the New York Yankees at McKechnie Field, according to the spring training schedule the team released today.
The intrasquad scrimmage takes place Feb. 25, followed by the Grapefruit League opener the next day.
The Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies will play two exhibition games at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia March 28 and 29, prior to the start of the regular season March 31 at PNC Park against the Chicago Cubs.
Individual spring training tickets go on sale Jan. 25. From Jan. 22-24, fans can purchase single-game tickets online at higher prices if they want to guarantee tickets to certain games.
Spring training season tickets go on sale Dec. 11.