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Spring training breakdown: Pirates 2, Rays 2 (10 inn.)

Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen catches a ball at the outfield wall to rob Tampa Bay's Brandon Guyer during a game Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen catches a ball at the outfield wall to rob Tampa Bay's Brandon Guyer during a game Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - The Pirates' Chris Dickerson steals second base next to Tampa Bay's Cole Figueroa during their game Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>The Pirates' Chris Dickerson steals second base next to Tampa Bay's Cole Figueroa during their game Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates catcher Russell Martin connects on a solo homer against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates catcher Russell Martin connects on a solo homer against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates first baseman Matt Hague tags out Tampa Bay's Kevin Kiermaier during their game Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates first baseman Matt Hague tags out Tampa Bay's Kevin Kiermaier during their game Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen delivers the lineup card to umpires before a game against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen delivers the lineup card to umpires before a game against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Seagulls join the Pirates' Andrew McCutchen in center field during a game against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Seagulls join the Pirates' Andrew McCutchen in center field during a game against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - The Pirates' Clint Barmes gloves a ground ball at second base against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>The Pirates'  Clint Barmes gloves a ground ball at second base against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates catcher Russell Martin watches his solo homer against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates catcher Russell Martin watches his solo homer against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, March 1, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.

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Dee-fense, dee-fense: A strong, swirling wind didn't prevent Andrew McCutchen from making a fantastic catch. Brandon Guyer hit a drive to deep center field, but McCutchen snagged it on a dead run. “That was fun,” he said with a grin.

Going oppo: Right-handed hitter Russell Martin hit a solo homer that rode the breeze over the right-field wall in the third inning. It was Martin's first spring training home run since 2011 when he was with the Yankees.

Stock up: Clint Barmes dropped an RBI double into right field in his first at-bat. He also handled himself well in his first start at second base. “The ball's moving the opposite way than I'm used to,” he said. “It's not that big of a deal, but first time standing over there in three years is definitely a little different.”

Stock down:Matt Hague had a rough day at first base. His errant throw allowed a runner who was picked off to make it safely to third, which led to an unearned run. He also bobbled two grounders but recovered in time to make plays.

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