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Jared Jones earns first win, strikes out 10 in debut as Pirates beat Marlins 9-3

MIAMI — This article originally appeared on PittsburghBaseballNOW.com.

Jared Jones did nothing but impress during spring training and he continued to open eyes during his first career start for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.

The 22-year-old dazzled on the mound and earned the win for the Pirates (3-0) in their 9-3 win over the Miami Marlins (0-3) at loanDepot Park.

Jones (1-0) was an Oneil Cruz throwing error away from carrying a perfect game through his first three innings. The right-hander struck out five of the first 10 batters he faced.

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