Phi 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 5
Pit 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 6
Date of game: 3/14/2014

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia

Bradenton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Willy Garcia's two-run single capped a four-run eighth inning which lifted Pittsburgh past Philadelphia, 6-5, in Grapefruit League action.

Junior Sosa, Andrew McCutchen, Neil Walker and Michael Martinez knocked in a run each for the Pirates.

Andrew Oliver picked up the win with a scoreless top of the eighth.

Chase Utley drove in a pair of runs and Ryan Howard added a solo homer for the Phillies.

B.J. Rosenberg was tagged in defeat for five hits and four runs over his 1 1/3 relief frames.

Game Notes

VMI set for Wachenheim's first season

Virginia Military Institute's football program will visit Ball State in new coach Scott Wachenheim's first game and play six times at home during an 11-game 2015 schedule.

NASCAR News
Elliott to replace Gordon in the No. 24 car next season

Hendrick Motorsports revealed on Thursday that Chase Elliott will take over driving duties of the No. 24 Chevrolet full- time in the Sprint Cup Series, starting with the 2016 season.

Extra Points: State of denial

It didn't take Nostradamus to predict what was going to happen Friday when Roger Goodell finally met the media for his annual state of the league address two days prior to Super Bowl XLIX.

Pens D Ehrhoff out vs. Devils

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Christian Ehrhoff will not be in action on Friday against the New Jersey Devils as he is undergoing tests for a possible concussion.

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