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Pirates drop Yankees 6-2 in balanced performance

Bradenton, Fl. — This article originally appeared on PittsburghBaseballNOW.com.

The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the New York Yankees 6-2 on Friday, powered to victory with strong performances from their young pitchers—and the now-customary barrage of homers that has defined their spring training campaign.

Pirates infielder Jack Brannigan enjoyed his best game of the spring, going 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI single.

2019 first-round pick Quinn Priester got the ball to start and went 4.2 innings, striking out five batters and allowing one run, a homer from Gleybar Torres that tied the game 1-1.

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