Pirates on the mound:
Starter Yoslan Herrera allowed one base runner in two innings and struck out two. Right-hander Jesse Chavez pitched a scoreless inning, striking out two. Marino Salas retired the side in order and fanned two in an inning of work.
Lancers on the mound:
Right-hander Nick Debacker pitched two scoreless innings after the Pirates roughed up starter Scott Rembisz with a four-run first. Jonathan Griffin added a perfect inning in relief.
Grapefruit League record:
The Pirates open their 40th Grapefruit League season on Thursday with a 1:05 p.m. ET game against Philadelphia at McKechnie Field. Left-hander Tom Gorzelanny will start for Pittsburgh against Philadelphia right-hander Kyle Kendrick. Also scheduled to pitch for the Pirates are Bryan Bullington, Phil Dumatrait, Jaret Wright, Juan Perez, John Grabow and Matt Capps.
Jim Molony is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.