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Game #78 at Florida

Game #78 at Florida

Dolphin Stadium | 12:05 | Duke vs. Scott Olsen | Box

So, I live blogged the first hour of the game today. When I left, the Pirates trailed, 5-0.
The Marlins won, 9-7. Zach Duke took the loss, as he allowed 6 runs and 12 hits in 4 innings.
Our bats narrowed the gap in the seventh inning:
Paulino doubled to left. Castillo doubled to right, Paulino scored. Phelps pinch-hitting for Armas. Phelps walked on a full count. Lindstrom pitching. Davis grounded into fielder's choice, second baseman Uggla to shortstop H.Ramirez, Castillo to third, Phelps out. Bautista singled to right, Castillo scored, Davis to second. Sanchez doubled to center, Davis scored, Bautista to third. Bay grounded out, shortstop H.Ramirez to first baseman Jacobs, Bautista scored, Sanchez to third. Nady singled to left, Sanchez scored. Tankersley pitching. LaRoche doubled to left, Nady to third. Miller pitching. Paulino flied out to center fielder Carroll.
All things considered, another frustrating loss. The Pirates w...

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