TB 0 4 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 8
Pit 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Date of game: 2/27/2013

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Tampa Bay

Bradenton, FL (Sports Network) - Jose Molina and Luke Scott each head two hits and drove in a run to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to an 8-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.

Yunel Escobar, James Loney, Jason Bourgeois and Hak-Ju Lee also added one RBI apiece for the Rays, who improved to 5-1 in Grapefruit League action.

Jeremy Hellickson earned the win after tossing 1 2/3 shutout innings. Jeff Niemann started the contest for Tampa Bay and threw one perfect inning.

Matt Hague and Alex Presley drove in a pair of runs for the Pirates in the setback.

A.J. Burnett, who is coming off his best season since 2008, was tagged for four runs -- one earned -- on three hits over two innings to saddle the loss.

Game Notes

Mercer ready for second season in SoCon

Mercer University hopes to improve off its first season in the Southern Conference during an 11-game 2015 schedule announced on Wednesday.

NASCAR News
Kurt Busch begins NASCAR's process for reinstatement

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