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Gallardo Pitches, Hits Brewers Into Sweep

Gallardo Pitches, Hits Brewers Into Sweep

It was a Ruthian effort. Yovani Gallardo allowed zero runs and whiffed 11 in seven innings and hit a solo jack for the only run of the game.
Ian Snell was the hard luck loser. He matched Gallardo's zeroes through six innings before allowing the solo homer to the opposing pitcher.
The Pirates didn't have a base runner until Andy LaRoche doubled in the fifth. The Pirates put two runners on in the 7th courtesy of an error and a walk. Both were stranded, obviously.
The Good
No complaints about Snell. He whiffed Ryan Braun thricely.
The Bad
Swept.
Gallardo is good, but is he that good? Let's hope that Nate McLouth and Ryan Doumit come back soon.
The Rest
Former Bucco Chris Duffy collected his first hit since 7/27/07....

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