To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to section navigation or Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...

News

Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Xavier Nady is welcomed in the dugout after his eighth-inning homer.  (John Bazemore/AP)

Opening Day Lineups

  1. CF Nate McLouth
  2. 2B Freddy Sanchez
  3. LF Jason Bay
  4. 1B Adam LaRoche
  5. RF Xavier Nady
  6. C Ryan Doumit
  7. 3B Jose Bautista
  8. SS Jack Wilson
  9. P Ian Snell
  1. 2B Kelly Johnson
  2. SS Yunel Escobar
  3. 3B Chipper Jones
  4. 1B Mark Teixeira
  5. C Brian McCann
  6. RF Jeff Francoeur
  7. CF Mark Kotsay
  8. LF Matt Diaz
  9. P Tom Glavine

Last year, Xavier Nady's Opening Day homer sent the game to extra innings in a meeting eventually won by the Bucs. The Pirates outfielder went one better to open the '08 season, launching a go-ahead homer in the eighth, and then after the Braves sent the game to extra innings, the game-winning shot in the 12th as the Bucs won a thriller, 12-11.   More >

Multimedia

  • Nady's two homers: 400K
  • McLouth's three-run homer: 400K
  • Russell on his Pirates: 400K
  • Spring Spotlight: Pirates: 400K