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Pirates announce Saturday, Sept. 8 game time change

Pirates to move up first pitch to allow for Saturday night college football on the North Shore

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today a game time change for its game on Saturday, September 8 vs. the Miami Marlins at PNC Park. First pitch has been moved from the originally scheduled 7:05 p.m. EST to 1:05 p.m. EST to allow the University of Pittsburgh to schedule its gridiron clash with Penn State University at night.   

The Pirates' move to 1:05 p.m. will alleviate potential congestion on the North Shore, while also allowing fans the unique opportunity to enjoy a "day/night doubleheader" of baseball and football on the North Shore. 

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today a game time change for its game on Saturday, September 8 vs. the Miami Marlins at PNC Park. First pitch has been moved from the originally scheduled 7:05 p.m. EST to 1:05 p.m. EST to allow the University of Pittsburgh to schedule its gridiron clash with Penn State University at night.   

The Pirates' move to 1:05 p.m. will alleviate potential congestion on the North Shore, while also allowing fans the unique opportunity to enjoy a "day/night doubleheader" of baseball and football on the North Shore. 

Media requesting additional information should contact the Pirates Manager of Business Communications, Terry Rodgers at Terry.Rodgers@pirates.com

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