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
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
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.
"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.
Losing pitcher Ryan Vogelsong allowed three runs in three