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Spring training breakdown: Blue Jays 13, Pirates 4

Kevin Gorman
| Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Pirates first baseman Josh Bell hits a two-run home run against the Blue Jays on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium. Bell homered again Friday against the Braves.
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Pirates first baseman Josh Bell hits a two-run home run against the Blue Jays on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium. Bell homered again Friday against the Braves.
The Blue Jays' Devon Travis tags out the Pirates' Adam Frazier on a caught stealing at second base during the first inning Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
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The Blue Jays' Devon Travis tags out the Pirates' Adam Frazier on a caught stealing at second base during the first inning Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
Pirates first baseman Josh Bell hit a home run right-handed against the Twins on Monday.
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Pirates first baseman Josh Bell hit a home run right-handed against the Twins on Monday.
Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco makes a running catch during a game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
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Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco makes a running catch during a game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
Pirates reliever Michael Feliz stands on the mound after giving up two home runs against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
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Pirates reliever Michael Feliz stands on the mound after giving up two home runs against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
An errant throw goes past Pirates second baseman Adam Frazier allowing two runs to score during a game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
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An errant throw goes past Pirates second baseman Adam Frazier allowing two runs to score during a game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
Members of the Pitt-Greensburg softball team bask in the sunshine during the Pirates' game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
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Members of the Pitt-Greensburg softball team bask in the sunshine during the Pirates' game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle talks with his team in the dugout during a game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
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Pirates manager Clint Hurdle talks with his team in the dugout during a game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
Pirates pitcher Tyler Glasnow delivers during the first inning against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
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Pirates pitcher Tyler Glasnow delivers during the first inning against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
Pirates second baseman Adam Frazier singles during the first inning against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
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Pirates second baseman Adam Frazier singles during the first inning against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
Pirates shortstop Cole Tucker tosses a baseball in the dugout during a game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
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Pirates shortstop Cole Tucker tosses a baseball in the dugout during a game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
Pirates pitcher Tyler Glasnow hands the ball to manager Clint Hurdle, as he leaves the game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.
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Pirates pitcher Tyler Glasnow hands the ball to manager Clint Hurdle, as he leaves the game against the Blue Jays Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Dunedin Stadium.

Wednesday's result

Blue Jays 13, Pirates 4

Ring the bell: Pirates first baseman Josh Bell hit his first home run of the spring, a two-run shot off J.A. Happ in the fourth inning that scored Gregory Polanco.

Going deep: The Blue Jays hit five home runs. Tyler Glasnow gave up one to Devon Travis in the second. Reliever Michael Feliz gave up homers to Russell Martin in the fourth, and to Roemon Fields and Curtis Granderson in the fifth. Clay Holmes gave up one to Dwight Smith Jr. in the seventh.

On the bases: Adam Frazier was aggressive on the basepaths, even after he was thrown out at second base in the first inning. But Frazier took second on a wild pitch in the fifth and used an error and fielder's choice followed by a sacrifice fly to score in the eighth.

Thursday's game

vs. Tigers

1:05 p.m.

LECOM Park, Bradenton, Fla.

Tigers starter: RHP Jordan Zimmerman

Pirates starter: RHP Nick Kingham

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