Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Spring Game Report: Pirates 5, Phillies 0

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Spring Game Report: Pirates 5, Phillies 0

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* Starter: Adam Wilk -- 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K, 1 HB.

* Hitter: Batting from the right side of the plate, Neil Walker hit a home run off Antonio Bastardo in the seventh inning that sailed over the tiki bar in left field. His previous home run batting right-handed was May 6, 2011, off Wandy Rodriguez. On Sunday, Walker went 2 for 3 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored.

* Of note: The Pirates will be televised three times this week. Today's game vs. the Yankees will be on Root Sports at 1:05 p.m., Wednesday's 7:05 p.m. game at the Red Sox will be on Root Sports and Friday's 7:05 p.m. game at the Yankees will be on Root Sports and MLB Network.

NEWS OF THE DAY

Left-hander Adam Wilk got his first start of the spring against the Phillies and pitched three scoreless innings.

Wilk, a former Detroit Tigers prospect coming off a stint in South Korea, has pitched in relief all spring and is projected to provide bullpen depth.

"I just looked up on the [lineup] sheet and I was listed first," Wilk said. …

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