Pirates use sixth Inning surge to earn 5-2 victory over Twins

The Pittsburgh Pirates (2-5) earned their second win of spring training over the Minnesota Twins (3-6) with a 5-2 victory Sunday afternoon.

The Pirates drew first blood in the bottom of the second inning.

Carlos Santana drew a leadoff walk, and after a strikeout by Jack Suwinski and a ground out by Cal Mitchell, Rodolfo Castro came to the plate with two outs and a runner on second.

Castro hit a comebacker up the middle, driving in Santana and giving the Pirates a 1-0 lead. That RBI was Castro’s fifth of spring training, which leads the team.

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