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Spring training breakdown: Pirates 10, Spain 0

| Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 6:06 p.m.
Christopher Horner
Pirates center fielder Darren Ford scores on a wild pitch past Spain pitcher Riner Cruz on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla. (Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review)
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Pirates prospect Stolmy Pimentel delivers during spring training Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
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Pirates center fielder Darren Ford steals second base under the tag by Spain's Yunesky Sanchez on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla. (Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review)
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Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers against Spain on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla. (Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review)
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Pirates left fielder Felix Pie watches his base hit for an RBI against Spain on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla. (Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review)
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Pirates third baseman Gaby Sanchez drives in a run with a double against Spain on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla. (Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review)
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Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole throws during a game against Spain on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.

TUESDAY's result

PIRATES 10, SPAIN 0

Spain starter: Yoanner Negrin 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 SO

Pirates starter: Gerrit Cole3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 SO

Beisbol: What level competition?Just before Gaby Sanchez's monster home run in the fifth, Spain C Adrian Nieto allowed a popup to plop behind him.

Big boom: Anderson Hernandez, vying for backup infield duty, hit a three-run home run and went 2 for 3.

Stock up: LF Felix Pie went 1 for 3, but even his outs brought quality, patient at-bats. He's 5 for 14 in Grapefruit League games.

Stock down: LF Jerry Sands, part of the Joel Hanrahan trade, went 0 for 1 with two walks and has just three singles in 18 at-bats.

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