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Arroyo Runs Bucs Loss Streak to Four

Arroyo Runs Bucs Loss Streak to Four

The Pirates scoreless streak has reached 22 innings as former Pirate Bronson Arroyo threw 8 shut out innings to pick up his fourth win. He allowed just five singles and three walks while not allowing a runner past second base after the first inning.
Joey Votto had two hits and the game's first RBI. Brandon Phillips hit a solo homer in the 8th and added sac fly in the 9th to give Cincy some insurance.
No complaints about Zach Duke's effort. Five singles, a double, five whiffs and two walks in seven innings. His ERA fell to 2.21, while his record slipped to 3-2.
The Good
Duke. Keep on keepin' on.
Nate McLouth returned. He hit into a double play in the first and reached on an infield single in the 9th.
The Bad
Where's the offense?
The Rest
Last time the Bucs were shut out in consecuti...

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