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Game #136: Sabathia Fires One hitter

Game #136: Sabathia Fires One hitter

PNC Park | 1:35 | Karstens vs. C.C. Sabathia | Box
C.C. Sabathia struck out eleven and allowed just one hit and three walks in tossing a complete game shutout. The Brewers completed a pair of double plays behind him and C.C. faced just two over the minimum.
The lone hit was a dribbler from Andy LaRoche that Sabathia failed to field in the fifth inning.
Rickie Weeks led off the game and Bill Hall and Gabe Kapler drove home a pair later in the game to provide a lot more than Sabathia needed.
Jeff Karstens had allowed just Weeks' homer in the first before running into trouble in the seventh. He allowed a one out double and a walk and was yanked in favor of Tyler Yates who gave up a two run double to the first hitter he faced - Hall.
10 straight losses. Its a battle for the cellar between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati. Good times.

Pre-Game Thoughts
The odds of Milwaukee completing another sweep seem pretty strong. The Brew Men are throwing their ace and the Pirates haven't been able to hit m...

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