• Red Sox pound Pirates

    By: Tom Leyden


    BRADENTON, FL - Rusney Castillo and Cole Sturgeon homered, while Blake Swihart chipped in with a double as the Red Sox pounded Pittsburgh 13-2. 

    The Sox finished the day with 15 hits, improving their Spring Training record to 4-0. 

    Justin Haley started on the mound for Boston and got the win, allowing one run on three hits, including a home run from Sean Rodriguez. 

    Swihart finished the day 2-4 and is batting .556 to start Grapefruit League play. 

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