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Spring training breakdown: Pirates 2, Twins 1

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THURSDAY'S GAME

vs. Yankees

1:05 p.m.

McKechnie Field, Bradenton, Fla.

Online: pirates.com

Yankees starter: LHP CC Sabathia

Pirates starter: RHP Stolmy Pimentel

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 5:27 p.m.
 

Closing time: Jeanmar Gomez worked the final two innings for his first save. Seven different Pirates pitchers have recorded a save this spring.

Perfect no more: Tony Watson yielded his first run in four appearances this spring when Oswaldo Arcia hit a solo homer in the seventh inning.

Stock up: Closer Jason Grilli worked a scoreless sixth inning. In four Grapefruit League outings this spring, Grilli has allowed three hits and no runs and racked up seven strikeouts.

Stock down: Travis Ishikawa is hitless in five straight at-bats since learning Tuesday he is likely to open the season as the backup first baseman.

 

 

 
 


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