Spring training breakdown: Blue Jays 6, Pirates 3
By Rob Biertempfel
Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 6:39 p.m.
twins at pirates, 1:05 p.m.
McKechnie Field, Bradenton, Fla.
Twins starter: RHP Vance Worley
Pirates starter: RHP A.J. Burnett
blue jays 6, pirates 3
Braves starter: LHP Ricky Romero 4.1 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO
Pirates starter: LHP Jonathan Sanchez 4.2 IP, 7 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 6 SO, 1 HBP
Run it down: Felix Pie covered almost all of CF on the run as he fought the sun and a stiff wind to snag Adam Lind's blooper.
He'll take it: Sanchez doubled leading off the fourth and went to third when Starling Marte reached on a two-out error. Marte was picked off first, but stayed in a rundown long enough for Sanchez to score.
Stock up: Michael McKenry extended his hitting streak to five games with an RBI single in the third inning.
Stock down: Clutch hitting. The Pirates went 1 for 11 with runners in scoring position.
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