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Tampa Bay 5, Pittsburgh 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Aubrey Huff contributed with his bat
and glove Sunday, leading the Tampa Bay Devil Rays to a 5-3 victory
over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Huff hit an RBI double and scored in the fourth inning to give
the Devil Rays a 3-2 lead. He temporarily preserved the lead in the
sixth, catching a drive by Ty Wigginton against the left-field
wall.

Tampa Bay starter Dewon Brazelton struggled through two innings.
The right-hander allowed one run on two hits, walked three and
threw two wild pitches.

"I felt pretty positive about the way I was throwing the
ball," said Brazelton, who had only two wild pitches in 120 2-3
innings last season. "I was really pleased, but I don't want to
walk people. Going to where I'm trying to get, you don't want to do
that."

Devil Rays catcher Toby Hall's throwing error and passed ball
led to a Pirates' run in the second.

The Devil Rays took the lead for good in the sixth. Huff singled
with one out, and pinch-runner Joey Gaithright later scored on a
sacrifice fly by Travis Lee to make it 4-3.

Jorge Cantu homered off left-hander Mike Gonzalez with two outs
in the eighth.

"That ball sounded like a rocket launcher when he hit it,"
Devil Rays manager Lou Piniella said.

Cantu is 5-for-9 (.556) this spring.

Left-hander Dave Williams pitched the first two innings for
Pittsburgh. He walked two batters in the second, then gave up a
two-out double to Josh Phelps.

Losing pitcher Ryan Vogelsong allowed three runs in three
innings.