Below are the lineups, pitchers, and notes for each game. The Triple-A and Double-A squads are home. Also, Duke Welker will be throwing a simulated game. Welker was experiencing some shoulder soreness earlier in Spring Training, before being demoted to minor league camp.
One big difference this year at Pirate City is that the Pirates haven't been playing many games with their lower level guys. That's because they don't have enough position players in the short-season leagues to fill out two teams. There might be some guys currently playing with the A-ball teams who will end up with the short-season teams in 2013. However, I'd expect a few organizational guys to be taken in the June draft if a need is still present.
Lineup: Andrew Lambo (7), Brett Carroll (8), Matt Hagu...
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