The Pittsburgh Pirates lost, 7-2, to the Philadelphia Phillies in their final game during Grapefruit League action this spring.
Right-hander James McDonald allowed one run on two hits over three innings against the Phillies in his sixth start. He walked one and struck out three in his final start during Grapefruit League action this spring. McDonald finished with a 8.31 ERA.
The lone run that McDonald gave up came in the bottom of the 1st inning. Shane Victorino drew a leadoff walk to start the frame. After retiring his next two batters, Hunter Pence connected for a RBI double into right field to plate the first run of the game.
The Pirates tied the game at 1 in the top of the 4th inning. Robbie Grossman, the Pirates Minor League Player-of-the-Year, hit a RBI double to left field ...
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