Found February 23, 2013 on Raise the Jolly Roger!:
The Pirates beat the Rays 3-2 this afternoon to open up Grapefruit League play…so for the first time in 2013, you can raise it! (Right?) Jeff Locke pitched three strong scoreless innings. He allowed no hits and the Rays didn’t even get a ball out of the infield against him. Jeff had one strikeout and got seven ground ball outs. He allowed one walk, but picked off the runner to quickly erase him. Locke is one of the few players for whom this spring is important, and he couldn’t have gotten off to a better start. Starling Marte had a single and a stolen base out of the leadoff spot. Felix Pie hit an RBI triple. Bryan Morris, Duke Welker, Brooks Brown, and Mike Zagurski all posted zeroes for the Bucs in relief. Vin Mazzaro allowed the two Rays runs. Here’s the box score. The Pirates play at McKechnie on Sunday against the Braves. It’s a 1:05 start and will be broadcast on KDKA 1020.  James McDonald will start. Other notes & links: On today’s broadcast, Tim Neverett revealed that...
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