Gamethread: Pirates face Rays

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Pirates take on the Tampa Bay Rays at McKechnie Field, starting at 1:05pm.

I'll try to remember to post game threads for spring training games, at least assuming interest stays high enough.

Hold your breath today, as Wandy Rodriguez is scheduled to make his first spring start.  He's slated to be followed by Jeanmar Gomez, Vin Mazzaro, Duke Welker, Josh Kinney, Casey Sadler and Zach Thornton.  New Bucco Brent Morel may be in the starting lineup.

P2 is reporting that Gaby Sanchez is day-to-day with right knee soreness and Phil Irwin is experiencing right elbow discomfort.  Irwin will go through a throwing program before he returns to game action.

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