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Correia Very Efficient in Bucs Win Over Phillies

Correia Very Efficient in Bucs Win Over Phillies

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Right-hander Kevin Correia continued his solid spring on Friday at McKechnie Field in the Pirates 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The 31-year-old made his third start, and over four scoreless innings, Correia gave up just one hit with a walk and two strikeouts. He has yet to give up a run over his combined 9.0 innings in the Grapefruit League.

"He’s been pretty much been following the glove all spring," Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle said. "Very pitch efficient again today. He had 10 out of 14 first pitch strikes. The best nugget for me today was he retired eight hitters on three pitches or less. 46 pitches in four innings. He had one three ball count, that was the leadoff walk in the fourth inning. He followed the ball. He spun the ball very well. Threw some cu...

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