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    Game #143: Saccomanno, Arias Beat Back Bucs

    Minute Maid Park | 8:05 | Snell vs. Brandon Backe | Box Two guys I have never heard of paced Houston. Starter Brandon Backe was a scratch because of elbow issues. So, Alberto Arias made his 19th ML appearance and first career start. He limited the Pirates to no runs on two...

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    Game #142: Loss #82 Comes in the Form of a 10 Run Inning

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    Game #141: Bucs Bullpen Blows it for Loss #81

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    Game #140: Duke Tosses a Shutout

    AT&T Park | 10:15 | Duke vs. Kevin Correia | Box The Giants threw a fairly inexperienced lineup out there and Zach Duke took full advantage, allowing just six singles and two walks in throwing his second career shutout. The Pirates offense utilized the long ball and the fly ball to get...

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    Game #139: Gorzy, Bullpen Blow Comfy Lead

    Great American Ball Park | 12:35 | Gorzelanny vs. Josh Fogg | Box And then frustration set in. The Pirates offense jumped all over Josh Fogg for five runs in the first two innings only to watch the Reds crawl back into it by scoring single runs in five straight innings off...

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    Game #138: Bucs Win Two Straight!

    Great American Ball Park | 7:05 | Ohlendorf vs. Edinson Volquez | Box For the first time since August 18-19, the Pirates have won consecutive games. Adam LaRoche and Ryan Doumit each drove in a pair of runs. LaRoche's 8th inning RBI broke a 4-4 tie and Andy LaRoche followed with an...

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    Game #137: Bucs Losing Streak Ends at 10

    Great American Ball Park | 7:05 | Snell vs. Aaron Harang | Box It had to end sometime. And tonight it did. Ian Snell allowed just one earned run over six innings and four Pirate relievers combined to throw three no-hit innings to back a just-barely-there offense. Brandon Moss had three hits,...

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    Rosters Expanding – Who Will Join the Buccos?

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    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...

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    Game #135: Suppan, Cameron Bop Bucs

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Maholm vs. Jeff Suppan | Box I'm posting this before it is over. The Brewers just tacked on three in the 9th to make it 11-3. Jeff Suppan went seven innings and allowed just three hits. One of those hits was a two run dinger from Brandon...