Plouffe Pushes Twins Past Pirates 3-0
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Trevor Plouffe had two hits and two RBIs as the Minnesota Twins beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 3-0 on Saturday.
Minnesota's Kyle Gibson went six innings, allowing three hits with no walks and eight strikeouts.
Pittsburgh's Kyle Lobstein went four innings, giving up two runs on three hits with no walks and two strikeouts.
Plouffe's two-run single in the fourth inning scored Brian Dozier, who opened the inning with a single, and Miguel Sano, who hit a one-out double. Plouffe has a team-high 14 RBIs this spring in 14 games.
The Twins added a run in the seventh when Eddie Rosario tripled and scored on Eduardo Escobar's double off Rob Scahill.