Josh Harrison homered and Chris Dickerson drove in two runs Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a 1-1-1 weekend in preseason baseball with a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Clearwater, Florida.
The Bucs faced a pair of former Pittsburgh pitchers – A.J. Burnett and Brad Lincoln. Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle started Stolmy Pimentel, who worked two scoreless innings.
On Saturday in Bradenton, Russell Martin homered and Clint Barmes doubled home a run as the Pirates tied the Tampa Bay Rays 2-2 in a 10-inning affair.
Friday, Gaby Sanchez and Matt Hague drove in Pittsburgh runs in a 4-2 loss to Toronto in Dundein. Pedro Alvarez doubled twice, and scored both times. Colby Rasmus drove home a pair of runs for the Blue Jays.
The Pirates (3-1-1 in Grapefruit League play) will host the Boston Red Sox (1-2) on Monday afternoon in Bradenton.