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2: Major League teams, out of 30, which have not yet had a starting pitcher work longer than three innings in an exhibition game this spring; the Orioles are one, and the Pirates are the other.

"They have more than enough ability to pitch in more than just a long [relief] role." - Pirates general manager Neal Huntington, assessing the potential of right-handers Jeanmar Gomez and Stolmy Pimentel.

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