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Game #80 vs. Nationals; Protesting the Pirates

Game #80 vs. Nationals; Protesting the Pirates

PNC Park | 7:05 | Gorzelanny vs. Jason Bergmann | Box

The protest results are covered in a separate thread.  I'll keep updating it as more headlines pop up; if you see anything that I missed, feel free to leave a comment.
I'm not sure how much the game mattered tonight.  Most of the diehards turned their attention to the protest, and rightfully so.  But, I'm sure the bobblehead crowded enjoyed the convincing win.
Tom Gorzelanny worked into the eighth inning, and Freddy Sanchez and Adam LaRoche were forces in the middle of the lineup.
The damage was done in the second:
Pirates second: Nady singled to left. Doumit doubled to right, Nady to third. Paulino walked. Wilson singled to center, Nady scored, Doumit scored, Paulino to third. Gorzelanny sacrificed, pitcher Bergmann to first baseman Young, Wilson to second. McLouth was intentionally walked. Bautista fouled out to catcher Schneider. Sanchez singled to center, Paulino scored, Wilson scored, McLouth to third. LaRoche doubled to cente...

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