Bucs Sweep Marlins

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.

The Good

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 above .300. And it is April.

The Bad

I got nothing

The Rest

Bucs have a travel day tomorrow to travel to SD and then MIL.

Share This Article

Pirates Notebook: How sweep it is

Next Story »

Cheng’s RBIs Lift Hillcats; Curve Hang on For Win;

Latest Analysis

  • (Photo credit: David Hague)

    Willy Garcia Has Some of the Best Power in the System, But One Thing Holds Him Back

    8 hours ago

    Almost exactly three years ago today, I wrote an article outlining some of the potential international breakout hitters in the lower levels. The article started out by ...

    Read More
  • Jung-ho Kang signing autographs.

    Q&A: Will Jung-ho Kang’s Presence Create Issues in the Pirates Dugout?

    12 hours ago

    Every Friday we run a Q&A with questions that I’ve received throughout the week. You can submit your questions all week by using the Q&A form on the ...

    Read More
  • Austin Meadows

    Austin Meadows Lowered His Hand Position to Add More Power

    1 day ago

    Ever since he was drafted, Austin Meadows was regarded as a prospect with power that you could dream about. He drew comps to Jay Bruce in the ...

    Read More
  • Tarpley Brault

    Will the Snider Trade Result in the Pirates Finally Having a Left-Handed Starting Prospect?

    2 days ago

    Despite adding plenty of pitching through the draft over the last several years, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been short on the amount of quality left-handed pitching in their ...

    Read More
  • Connor Joe 2

    Meet Connor Joe: The First Round Pick You Know Nothing About

    2 days ago

    This site is now in its seventh year of existence. For the last four years, I’ve been doing this full-time, allowing me to see every affiliate throughout the year, along ...

    Read More
  • (Photo Credit: David Hague)

    What is the Difference Between Mel Rojas and Keon Broxton?

    3 days ago

    Mel Rojas Jr. was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the third round of the 2010 MLB draft. The son of the former big league closer had ...

    Read More
  • Browse More Articles

    More

    Advertisement