Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh

The Sports NetworkMarch 8, 2014 

Port Charlotte, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Russell Martin stroked an RBI single to start Pittsburgh's six-run rally in the first and added a three-run homer in the fourth as the Pirates claimed a 10-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in spring training action on Saturday.

Gaby Sanchez smacked a two-run double, while Starling Marte went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored for the Pirates. Starter Francisco Liriano allowed just one run on four hits and a walk with three strikeouts over three frames.

Jerry Sands hit a two-run homer and finished with three RBI for the Rays, who saw starter Matt Moore surrender six runs -- four earned -- on five hits and a walk while recording just two outs before being pulled in the first inning.

Game Notes

Centre Daily Times is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service