TB 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 5 1
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Date of game: 3/17/2012

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay

Bradenton, FL (Sports Network) - Luke Scott smacked a solo home run as the Tampa Bay Rays edged the Pittsburgh Pirates, 2-1, on Saturday.

Carlos Pena tripled and scored on a wild pitch by Joel Hanrahan to account for Tampa Bay's game-deciding run. James Shields allowed one run on four hits while striking out seven in a six-inning start for the Rays.

Andrew McCutchen homered and Jeff Karstens allowed one run on three hits and three walks through five innings for the Pirates. Karstens also struck out five batters.

Game Notes

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Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

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Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

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