Day 28 of Pirates spring training: news and notes
The Pirates will face the Boston Red Sox at 1:05 today. The game will be broadcasting live on MLB Network. You can also watch the game on MLB TV.
Brad Lincoln (5IP, 3H, 1ER, 0BB, 2K) will start for the Bucs against Josh Beckett (5.2 IP, 5H, 2ER, 1BB, 4K) of the Red Sox.
**A little note. The Pirates first round pick in the 2010 draft, Jameson Taillon, has been compared to Josh Beckett. Just something to perhaps get you excited about the potential of Taillon and the future of the Pirates.
- Joe Beimel and Scott Olsen are both scheduled to make their Pirates spring debut’s on Monday. They will each pitch one inning.
- Kevin Hart threw a 25-pitch bullpen session on Saturday and it was reported that he had no issues.Chris Synder will receive more treatment for his lower back. He is listed as day-to-day.
Lineup: Tabata CF, Walker 2B, Alvarez 3B, Jones RF, Overbay 1B, Bowker LF, Cedeno SS, Brown C, Lincoln RHP
Pitchers: Lincoln, Hanrahan, Karstens, Resop, Leroux
Lineup: Cameron RF, Lowrie SS, Drew DH, Varitek C, Kalish CF, McDonald LF, Anderson 1B, Spears 2B, Sutton 3B
Pitchers: Beckett, Atchison, Miller, Bard