Charlie Morton threw seven innings and 97 pitches at Pirate City today against the High-A Yankees team. I didn't follow Morton's start much, since he didn't have much trouble with the competition, and was mostly focused on getting up to 100 pitches. The Pirates had some interesting guys to follow at Pirate City today, as both A-ball teams were here, and the short-season team had a game. Here are the highlights from the day.

**Luis Heredia went four shutout innings today, getting closer to the start of the regular season. He was going against the short-season Yankees team, as Morton pushed every starter down a level. Heredia was sitting 91-93 MPH with his fastball, and touched 95. He had some difficulty commanding his new slurve, struggling to break a few off and leaving them high for a ...

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