Pirates use sixth Inning surge to earn 5-2 victory over Twins
The Pittsburgh Pirates (2-5) earned their second win of spring training over the Minnesota Twins (3-6) with a 5-2 victory Sunday afternoon.
The Pirates drew first blood in the bottom of the second inning.
Carlos Santana drew a leadoff walk, and after a strikeout by Jack Suwinski and a ground out by Cal Mitchell, Rodolfo Castro came to the plate with two outs and a runner on second.
Castro hit a comebacker up the middle, driving in Santana and giving the Pirates a 1-0 lead. That RBI was Castro’s fifth of spring training, which leads the team.
Click here to read more from PittsburghBaseballNOW.com.
Download the FREE WPXI News app for breaking news alerts.
Follow Channel 11 News on Facebook and Twitter. | Watch WPXI NOW
Man, woman killed in Derry Township crash Norfolk Southern train derails in Springfield, Ohio; Residents asked to shelter in place Pittsburgh woman missing for more than 30 years found alive in Puerto Rico VIDEO: Dozens arrested after year-long federal investigation, drugs removed from Western Pa. DOWNLOAD the Channel 11 News app for breaking news alerts