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Big First Inning For Curve; Power Win In Extras

Big First Inning For Curve; Power Win In Extras

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The Pirates managed only one run on 7 hits this afternoon in Bradenton.� That run came in the 4th inning, when LF Exicardo Cayonez led off with a single, then advanced to second base on a wild pitch, and on to third base on a ground out.� 2B Jorge Bishop singled into left field, scoring Cayonez.
Bishop went 3-for-4 in the game, with a double and two singles.� On the rehabbing crew,� DH Starling Marte also had a single and a double, plus a walk;� C Eric Fryer was 0-for-2 with 2 walks; RF/LF Wes Freeman doubled and walked.� The Pirates had a few other missed scoring opportunities.� In the 1st, Marte doubled and went to third base on a wild pitch, and Fryer walked and stole second base, but the Pirates left both in scoring position.� Both Fryer and Fre...

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