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Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Boston's Drew Sutton takes out Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison to break up a double play Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review</em></div>Boston's Drew Sutton takes out Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison to break up a double play Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Boston shortstop Jose Iglesias tags out the Pirates' Jose Tabata on a stolen-base attempt during their game Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review</em></div>Boston shortstop Jose Iglesias tags out the Pirates' Jose Tabata on a stolen-base attempt during their game Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - The Pirates' Brandon Inge (left) and Clint Robinson greet Jared Goedert after he homered during a game against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review</em></div>The Pirates' Brandon Inge (left) and Clint Robinson greet Jared Goedert after he homered during a game against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon throws against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon throws against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.

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Friday's games

Pirates (ss) at orioles, 1:05 p.m.

Ed Smith Stadium, Sarasota, Fla.

Pirates starter: RHP James McDonald

Orioles starter: RHP Jason Hammell

PIRATES (SS) AT RED SOX, 7:05 p.m.

JetBlue Park, Fort Myers, Fla.

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, 7:24 p.m.
 

Red Sox starter: Jon Lackey 2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 SO

Pirates starter: Jameson Taillon 2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO

Ball, ball, ball, ball: Pirates pitchers issued 15 walks, including four with the bases loaded. They had walked 10 batters over the past four games.

Whomp: There were 23 hits in the game, but only three went for extra bases — all of them home runs hit by the Pirates. Jordy Mercer, Felix Pie and Jared Goedert each went deep.

Stock up: Pie hit a two-run homer to left. He's had a hit in each of the four games he's played.

Stock down: SS Josh Harrison made two throwing errors, allowing three runners to score.

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