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The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 6-1 at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida. It was a complete lopsided affair with Pittsburgh outhitting Boston 14 to 3.
Josh Smith started the game for Boston. He allowed two earned runs in two innings of work. Other notable pitching appearances include Tyler Thornburg (1 IP and 1 ER) and Colten Brewer (1 IP and 0 ER).
Boston takes on Minnesota in the illustrious Battle of Fort Myers at 1:05 p.m. eastern. The game will be played at JetBlue Park. Brian Johnson will start for the Red Sox. More importantly, Dustin Pedroia will make his Spring Training debut. He is slated to hit leadoff.