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Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates right fielder Travis Snider reacts after taking a called third strike with the bases loaded during the first inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates right fielder Travis Snider reacts after taking a called third strike with the bases loaded during the first inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates pitcher Jay Jackson delivers during the first inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates pitcher Jay Jackson delivers during the first inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates first baseman Travis Ishikawa upends the Orioles' Jemile Weeks at second base during their game Monday, March 10, 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 Travis Ishikawa upends the Orioles' Jemile Weeks at second base during their game Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates left fielder Chris Dickerson makes a running catch at the outfield wall against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates left fielder Chris Dickerson makes a running catch at the outfield wall against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen slides into second base safely between the Orioles' Jemile Weeks and Alex Gonzalez on Monday, March 10, 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 slides into second base safely between the Orioles' Jemile Weeks and Alex Gonzalez on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates second baseman Chase d'Arnaud tags out the Orioles' Julio Borbon on a stolen-base attempt Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates second baseman Chase d'Arnaud tags out the Orioles' Julio Borbon on a stolen-base attempt Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates manager Clint Hurdle removes reliever Duke Welker from the game against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates manager Clint Hurdle removes reliever Duke Welker from the game against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates third base coach Nick Leyva greets Chase d'Arnaud after he homered against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates third base coach Nick Leyva greets Chase d'Arnaud after he homered against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates second baseman Michael Martinez tags out the Orioles' Quintin Berry on a stolen-base attempt Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates second baseman Michael Martinez tags out the Orioles' Quintin Berry on a stolen-base attempt Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates catcher Russell Martin connects on a two-run homer during the second inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 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 two-run homer during the second inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates pitcher Daniel Schlereth delivers during the ninth inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates pitcher Daniel Schlereth delivers during the ninth inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates catcher Russell Martin singles during the first inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 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 singles during the first inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review - Pirates pitcher Daniel Schlereth delivers during the ninth inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Christopher Horner  |  Tribune-Review</em></div>Pirates pitcher Daniel Schlereth delivers during the ninth inning against the Orioles on Monday, March 10, 2014, at McKechnie Field in Bradenton, Fla.

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Monday, March 10, 2014, 6:18 p.m.
 

Don't try it: The Orioles went 0 for 2 on stolen-base attempts against C Russell Martin. In the first inning, Martin got speedy Quintin Berry (2B Michael Martinez tagged him on the leg). In the sixth, Martin threw out pinch-runner Julio Borbon.

Nice D: Henry Urrutia hit a sharp grounder with lots of spin that took an odd hop, but Martinez made a sprawling stop, bounced to his feet and made an accurate throw for the out.

Blown chances: Travis Snider, Travis Ishikawa, Andrew McCutchen and Chris Dickerson went a combined 0 for 4 with the bases loaded.

Stock up: RHP Jay Jackson did well filling in for LHP Jeff Locke (oblique). “As long as they keep giving me the ball, I'm getting a chance,” Jackson said. “As long as I get a chance, I'm going to take advantage of it.”

Stock down: Snider struck out in each of his first two at-bats. In the first inning, he batted with the bases loaded and nobody out and took a called strike three.

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