By Jason Shetler
The Pirates kicked off the Grapefruit League schedule today with a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland.
Kyle Lobstein started the game and went two scoreless innings.
Wilfredo Boscan also pitched a couple of shutout frames.
Neftali Feliz tossed a scoreless inning.
Rob Scahill allowed two runs, one of which was a solo home run from Victor Martinez.
Francisco Cervelli and Jordy Mercer each hit solo homers.
Willy Garcia was 1-for-2 with a double and walked.
Adam Frazier went 1-for-2 with a triple and scored a run.
Alen Hanson had an RBI single, a walk, a stolen base and came around to score.
The Pirates will be in Bradenton tomorrow to take on the Tigers at 1:05 ET.