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Rasmus drives in 2 runs as Blue Jays beat Pirates 4-2

  • Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Mark Buehrle throws during the first inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Dunedin, Fla.,  on Friday Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

    Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Mark Buehrle throws during the first inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Dunedin, Fla., on Friday Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pittsburgh Pirates starter Gerrit Cole throws in the first inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Dunedin, Fla.,  Friday Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

    Pittsburgh Pirates starter Gerrit Cole throws in the first inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Dunedin, Fla., Friday Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pittsburgh Pirates' Gaby Sanchez stops before getting tagged out by Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Maicer Izturis during the fourth inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Dunedin, Fla. on Friday Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

    Pittsburgh Pirates' Gaby Sanchez stops before getting tagged out by Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Maicer Izturis during the fourth inning of a spring exhibition baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Dunedin, Fla. on Friday Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)  (The Associated Press)

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.