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Rasmus drives in 2 runs, Blue Jays beat Pirates

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DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Colby Rasmus drove in two runs, Dioner Navarro hit an RBI double and the Toronto Blue Jays topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Friday.

Pedro Alvarez doubled twice and scored both runs for Pittsburgh.

Rasmus hit an RBI single in the first inning off Gerrit Cole. Navarro’s double scored Rasmus.

Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle gave up one run in two innings.

Outfield prospect Ricardo Nanita hit an RBI triple in the Toronto eighth.

Matt Hague hit an RBI single and Gaby Sanchez doubled for the Pirates.

Blue Jays star Jose Bautista, who homered and doubled twice in Toronto’s first two exhibition games, did not play.