The Pirates were the first to reach the scoreboard in the fourth inning. Andrew McCutchen singled to third but an errant throw by Longoria allowed Alex Presley to score and gave the Pirates a 1-0 lead.
The Rays bounced back in the home half of the fourth. Reid Brignac drove home Longoria with a bunt single to tie the game 1-1.
The Pirates then regained the lead in the fifth on a solo home run by Pedro Alvarez to take a 2-1 lead.
Then the Rays tied the game once again in the bottom of the fifth. Sam Fuld scored on a sac fly by Longoria to tie the game 2-2.
The Pirates used a long ball to grab the lead in the ninth when Jake Fox homered to left to give the Pirates a 3-2 lead.
Then in the bottom of the ninth, the Rays mounted a game winning rally. It was Chris Gimenez playing the hero role as he singled home John Shelby and Matt Mangini to give the Rays a 4-3 walk-off win.
Josh Lueke was the winner as he evened his spring record to 1-1.
- Reid Brignac was 2 for 3 with an RBI.
- Chris Gimenez drove home 2 runs to win the game.
- Brandon Gomes pitched a no-hit inning.
- JP Howell pitched a no-hit inning.
- Matt Mangini was 2 for 2 with a double and a run scored.
- Jake McGee pitched a no-hit inning.
- Jose Molina was 2 for 3.
- Jeff Niemann pitched 3 no-hit innings with 2 strikeouts.
A Look Ahead: The Rays host the Minnesota Twins on Monday at Charlotte Sports Park. James Shields is scheduled to start followed by Kyle Farnsworth, Jake McGee, Cesar Ramos, Matt Bush and Matt Torra. Carl Pavano is the scheduled starter for the Twins.