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Pregame: Pirates vs. Yankees in Tampa

Pregame: Pirates vs. Yankees in Tampa

Good afternoon from George M. Steinbrenner Field, formally known as Legend's field.

The Pirates will face the Yankees at 7:05 tonight. Lefty Erik Bedard will face Michael Pineda.
Bedard will be making his third start of the spring. Bedard tossed three scoreless frames, giving up just one hit with three strikeouts against the Twins during his last Grapefruit League start on the March 10. Bedard's last start came on Thursday at Pirate City in a minor league game. He allowed a run (unearned) on a hit with a walk and four strikeouts over three innings.
Following Bedard in relief: Daniel McCutchen, Daniel Moskos, Jared Hughes and Ryota Igarashi.
Pirates lineup vs. Yankees:

Alex Presley 7

Jose Tabata 9

Andrew McCutchen 8

Neil Walker 4

Garrett Jones 4

Rod Barajas 2

Pedro Alvarez 5

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