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Good win for the Bucs today.
At the plate:
Alex Presley, Neil Walker, Garrett Jones, and Josh Harrison had two hits each.
One of Harrison’s hits was a triple. He’s hitting .600 (6 for 10) this spring.
Pedro Alvarez was 1 for 2 with a walk, strikeout, and sharply hit sacrifice fly.
On the mound:
James McDonald had a very rough outing, allowing 5 runs in 6 innings. He struggled to control his fastball all afternoon.
Tim Wood, Joel Hanrahan, Evan Meek, Jason Grilli, and Jared Hughes were all excellent in relief.
Box score link
Spring record: 4-7
Next: Thursday, at Twins, 1:05
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