Sunday, March 30th
Xavier Nady was the top dog offensively on Opening Day.  The Pirate had four hits in seven at bats (.571)  Three of those four hits were for extra-bases (1 double, 2 HR).  He scored four runs and drove in four in a 12-11 win over Atlanta.  Nate McLouth, Freddy Sanchez, Ryan Doumit, Yunel Escobar, Mark Grudzielanek, Carlos Guillen, Kosuke Fukodome (some debut), Dioner Navarro, Jermaine Dye, Franklin Gutierrez, Rafael Furcal, Michael Young, Casey Kotchman, and Tadahito Iguchi each had three hits.  Jim Thome blasted two HRs.