Jeff Locke pitched 5 2/3 innings of two-run ball Friday in the Pirates' 4-2 win over the Twins.
Gregory Polanco, who had just one extra-base hit in 37 at-bats this spring, homered and doubled Friday against the Twins.
Jung Ho Kang tripled and walked Friday against the Twins.
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said Friday that the team still plans to carry Jung Ho Kang on the Opening Day roster.
Pirates optioned LHP Bobby LaFromboise to Triple-A Indianapolis; re-assigned OFs Jose Tabata and Gorkys Hernandez, 3Bs Brent Morel and Deibinson Romero, INFs Steve Lombardozzi and Gustavo Nunez, RHPs Deolis Guerra, Josh Wall and Brad Lincoln, LHP Charlie Leesman and C Sebastian Valle to minor league camp.
Neil Walker homered and doubled off the Braves' Wandy Rodriguez on Thursday.
Radhames Liz pitched three scoreless innings Tuesday in his start against the Orioles.
Jared Hughes gave up five runs and six hits in one-third of an inning Tuesday versus the Orioles.
The slumping Jung Ho Kang went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts Tuesday against the Orioles.
Tony Sanchez doubled twice Tuesday to raise is spring average to .464.
Andrew McCutchen (lower body soreness) is back in the Pirates' Grapefruit League lineup Tuesday.
Gorkys Hernandez went 3-for-4 with a home run Monday to lead the Pirates to a 7-6 win over the Rays.
A.J. Burnett was tagged for five runs in 4 2/3 innings by the Rays on Monday.
Arquimedes Caminero struck out four in two scoreless innings out of the pen Monday against the Rays.
Andrew McCutchen (lower body soreness) is expected to return to the Pirates' spring lineup on Tuesday.