BRADENTON, Fla. cheap Gregory Polanco jersey homered for the second straight day and cheap Neil Walker jersey hit a two run double Saturday, as the Pittsburgh Pirates jerseys beat a Toronto Blue Jays jerseys split squad 8 3.
Polanco hit a two run shot in the first inning off left hander Randy Wolf. cheap Andrew McCutchen jersey had two hits, including a double, and scored a run.
didn play winter ball or do anything all offseason, so I had to work to get my timing back, Polanco said. feel good now. Barton and cheap Danny Valencia jersey each hit a solo home run off Pirates jerseys right hander cheap Charlie Morton jersey. cheap Munenori Kawasaki jersey had an RBI double.
Morton worked six innings and gave up three runs on six hits and two walks.
In his Blue Jays jerseys debut, Wolf threw 2 innings and allowed four runs on four hits. He walked two and struck out two.
Wolf signed a minor league contract with Toronto on March 16. The 15 year veteran pitched briefly in the majors last year with the Miami Marlins jerseys.
Blue Jays jerseys: Wolf, 38, has made only six starts in the majors over the past three years, but he is not ready to retire. He will begin the season at Triple A Buffalo. way I feel now physically, I have no doubt I can get hitters out, Wolf said. have to start all over again and I understand that I almost have to overachieve. This is an opportunity to pitch and to show that I better than I was last year. Last baseball jerseys form china season, Wolf pitched in six games with the Miami Marlins jerseys and went 1 3 with a 5.26 ERA. He also spent time in the minors with the Baltimore Orioles jerseys and Los Angeles Angels jerseys.
Pirates jerseys: Morton was not bothered by the tape measure home run he served up on his first pitch to Barton in the first inning. was trying to steal a strike, Morton said. grooved it and he crushed it. Morton, who had hip surgery in late September, will be able to start the season on time. don think one more start would hurt, but I feel ready to go, he said.
Blue Jays jerseys: Johan Santana, who tore his achilles tendon in June while rehabbing a shoulder injury, is on track to start throwing off a mound in mid April. Santana has been tossing on flat ground since beginning a throwing program March 3.
Pirates jerseys: C cheap Francisco Cervelli jersey tweaked his right hand while diving back to third base in the sixth inning, but remained in the game.
Pirates jerseys: Although he has struggled at the plate, INF cheap Jung Ho Kang jersey is a lock to be on the opening day roster. Kang is batting .129 and played in a handful of minor league games last week to work on his swing. not the only player who struggling statistically in spring training right now, whether it across baseball or within our camp, GM Neal Huntington said. seen some really good things in (fewer) than 30 plate appearances. The sample size is ridiculously small. We like the bat speed, we love the power. Kang hit .356 with 40 home runs last season in the Korea Baseball Organization.
With Barton at first base in the third inning, Dioner Navarro flew out. RF Polanco dropped the ball as he transferred it out of his glove, and Barton went to second base without tagging. Unaware it was ruled a catch, Barton was out on the back end of a 9 5 3 double play.
Blue Jays jerseys: LHP Mark Buehrle will make his fourth start today against the Baltimore Orioles jerseys. In his last outing, Buehrle worked seven innings against the Tampa Bay Rays jerseys and gave up his first three runs this spring.
Pirates jerseys: RHP Stolmy Pimentel, who on the bubble for a bullpen job, will pitch today against the Atlanta Braves jerseys. Pimentel, who out of minor league options, has a 6.75 ERA in seven outings this spring.