KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) – Bud Norris pitched two perfect innings and Nick Markakis homered in the Atlanta Braves’ 9-6 spring loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
Tyler Flowers and Ryan Lavarnway also connected for the Braves.
Pedro Florimon drove in three runs for the Pirates, who trailed 5-1 after five innings. Jake Goebbert drove in two runs with a double.
Pittsburgh scored five unearned runs in the sixth off Ryan Weber.
Prospect Tyler Glasnow started for Pittsburgh and issued three walks in 1 2-3 innings. He was charged with two runs and two hits.
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