Martin Homers Again, But Bucs Lose 7-6 To Orioles

March 11, 2014
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Russell Martin and Chase D’Arnaud both homered Monday, but the Pittsburgh Pirates (7-5-2) lost a 7-6 decision to the Baltimore Orioles in Grapefruit League preseason baseball play in Bradenton, Florida.

The Orioles trumped the Bucs with three homers – from Steve Clevenger, Michael Almanzar and former Pirate Steve Pearce.  Pittsburgh reliever Andy Oliver (0-2) took the loss.

Martin’s homer was his fourth in the short Grapefruit League season.  Martin and D’Arnaud both recorded two hits.  Andrew McCutchen went 1-for-3, and is now 10-for-17 this spring.

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