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.