Red Sox on the mound:
Left-hander Abe Alvarez sparkled in relief of Bronson Arroyo, firing 2 1/3 shutout innings while striking out two. Prospect Craig Hansen didn't allow a run in his inning of work, though he did walk two.
Pirates on the mound:
Pirates left-hander Sean Burnett, who missed all of last season following Tommy John surgery, made the first step in his comeback, pitching a scoreless first inning. Burnett is battling to be Pittsburgh's fifth starter.
Grapefruit League record:
Red Sox 0-2; Pirates 3-0
The Red Sox will split up on Sunday, as half the squad will take a short bus ride to play the Twins in a 1:05 p.m. ET contest, while the other portion of the team will play Team Australia at 6:05 p.m. Knuckleballer Tim Wakefield takes the ball against the Twins, while top prospect Jon Lester faces Australia. The Pirates play a road game against the Tigers in Lakeland, Fla., at 1:05 p.m., with right-hander Brandon Duckworth on the mound.
Ian Browne is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.