Analysis

Pirates Equipment truck headed for Bradenton, Fla

Pirates Equipment truck headed for Bradenton, Fla

PITTSBURGH -- Although spring training isn’t officially underway until the first workout held on February 19th in Bradenton, Fla., there was a sign on Friday that it isn’t too much longer until Pirate City and McKechnie field begin to see the full-squad in action.

Scott Bonnett, who has been the Pirates equipment manager for the past 12 years, along with other employees and members of the clubhouse staff, began filling the equipment truck for spring training today.

Shortly after 9 AM, the truck will travel nearly 1,100 miles to Bradenton, Fla., where the Pirates train for spring training.

This year there is little weight and training equipment packed onto the truck. The Pirates decided to ship it directly down to Florida. Bonnett said some bats are here, and some are already in Fl...

To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.

Analysis

More in Analysis

Jameson Taillon Bounces Back, But Pirates Lose to the Brewers

Alan SaundersSeptember 18, 2017

Pirates Notebook: Tyler Glasnow’s Next Appearance Will Be Out of the Bullpen

Alan SaundersSeptember 18, 2017

Jordan Luplow is the Pirates Prospects 2017 Minor League Player of the Year

Tim WilliamsSeptember 18, 2017

Williams: Looking at the Pirates’ Rotation Depth and Quality Going Forward

Tim WilliamsSeptember 17, 2017

Williams: What Does an Altoona Championship Mean For the Future of the Pirates?

Tim WilliamsSeptember 15, 2017

Check Out Some of the Best Photos From Last Night’s Altoona Championship Victory

Tim WilliamsSeptember 15, 2017

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2017 Pirates Prospects