Win Over Detroit Bumps Pirates Up To 5-1-1

March 5, 2014

Charlie Morton pitched three innings of one-hit baseball on Tuesday, setting the stage for a 5-2 Grapefruit League win for the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, Florida.  The Bucs are now 5-1-1 in preseason play.

Gregory Polanco provided two hits and a run-batted it for the Pirates’ cause.  Austin Jackson homered for the Tigers.

The Bucs will meet the Toronto Blue Jays in Dunedin on Wednesday afternoon.

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