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Pit 10 0 1 1 2 0 0 3 0 17 19 1
Min 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 6 11 3
Date of game: 3/15/2012

Recap: Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh

Fort Myers, FL (Sports Network) - Garrett Jones hit a two-run home run among his three hits and drove in four as Pittsburgh used a 10-run first-inning blitz to clobber Minnesota, 17-6, in Grapefruit League play.

Alex Presley finished 3-for-4 with a solo homer, two RBI and three runs scored and Matt Hague added three hits, a solo homer and two runs scored for the Pirates.

Jo-Jo Reyes earned the win despite giving up four runs -- three earned -- on five hits in 2 1/3 innings.

Joe Mauer drove in two runs and Denard Span added an RBI and two runs scored for the Twins. Starter Terry Doyle didn't make it out of the first innings as he was lit up for eight runs on seven hits with a walk.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

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