Sano hits 3rd home run of spring, but Twins fall 4-1 to Pirates
Starting pitcher Phil Hughes gave up two home runs in the first, pitching six innings, as the Minnesota Twins fell 4-1 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.
Miguel Sano provided the Twins' only run of the day, hauling off on a solo homer in the second inning.
Andrew McCutchen launched a two-run homer, his first of the spring, and Adam Frazier added a solo shot as part of a three-run first for Pittsburgh. Frazier finished with two hits and two RBIs.
Ivan Nova worked four innings for the Pirates, allowing one run with six strikeouts. Nova has a 1.29 spring ERA.