By Jason Shetler
The Pirates today were blanked by the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland by a score of 3-0.
Jeff Locke pitched four innings, giving up a pair of runs and had five strikeouts. At one point, he retired ten batters in a row.
John Holdzkom, Eric O’Flaherty and Jorge Rondon all went a scoreless inning.
Chris Stewart was 2-for-3.
Michael Morse went 1-for-2 with a double and a walk.
Cole Figueroa was also 1-for-2 and had a double.
The Pirates and Tigers will play in Bradenton tomorrow at 1:05 ET. Gerrit Cole will be making his Spring debut.