The Pirates have taken the Marlins for three straight games. The offense was powered by the LaRoche brothers. Adam had four hits and three doubles and Andy drove in two runs.
Paul Maholm retired the first nine Marlin clubbers before struggling through innings 4-6 by giving up four runs and eight hits. The bullpen combined four pitches to toss three shutout innings.
Maholm departed after six with the score tied at four. But newcomer Delwyn Young doubled with one out as a pinch hitter. He scored on a single from Nyjer Morgan. The Bucs OF took second on the throw home. He then stole third and scored on a throwing error from none other than Ronny Paulino.
Maholm has won three straight starts for the second time in his career and the first time since August 2007.
Adam LaRoche's BA is ...