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    Will It Be Pedro Alvarez?

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    Game #58: Astros at Pirates

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Dumatrait vs. Wandy Rodriguez | Box My pre-game thoughts about Wandy Rodriguez not making the jump to becoming an effective starter were spot on. Boy, he was off tonight. The Pirates managed just five hits and a walk off Rodriguez and three relievers. The Pirates best chance...

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    Game #57: Michaels' Blast Puts Bucs Back In It

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    Game #56: One Bad Inning Does in Snell

    Busch Stadium | 2:15 | Snell vs. Braden Looper | Box The Cardinals turned five singled and a walk into five runs in the second inning to help Braden Looper beat the Pirates. Looper helped himself with two hits, an RBI and two runs scored. The Pirates offense scored a single run...

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    Game #55: Rivas, Offense Beat Cards

    Busch Stadium | 7:15 | Maholm vs. Mike Parisi | Box In a strange turn of events, Luis Rivas continued his power burst, blasting a grand slam in the third which gave the Pirates a 9-1 lead. Rivas also walked, leaving him with three homers and four walks in 83 at bats....

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    Game #54: Wellemeyer Whips Pirates

    Busch Stadium | 8:15 | Duke vs. Todd Wellemeyer | Box Todd Wellemeyer was very impressive again tonight. He went seven innings and allowed just one run - a solo homer to Nate McLouth in the first inning. His bullpen nearly lost it. Jason Michaels drove home three with a bases clearing...

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    Game #53: Dumatrait is Magic

    Great American BallPark | 7:10 | Duke vs. Aaron Harang | Box Late last year Phil Dumatrait got to start several games against the Reds. That didn't go well and he was released. The Pirates picked him up and he has been a very pleasant surprise. Tonight he stifled his old team...

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    Game #52: Gorzo Knocked Out in the First

    Great American BallPark | 7:10 | Gorzelanny vs. Bronson Arroyo | Box Let's play $20,000 Pyramid. Here are the clues: the Britney Spears/Jason Alexander wedding French resistance at the onset of WWII Tonight's Reds/Pirates game The correct category: things that are over shortly after they begin. Tom Gorzelanny gave up six runs...

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    Game #51: Dunn's Bomb Dooms Bucs

    Great American BallPark | 7:10 | Snell vs. Johnny Cueto | Box I can't say that Ian Snell was cruising. But, he had held the Reds scoreless through four innings and was leading 3-0. He ran into a world of trouble in the fifth. After getting the punchless Corey Patterson to fly...

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    Game #50: Sun + Soriano + Bay = Win

    PNC Park | 1:35 | Dumatrait vs. Jason Marquis | Box The Pirates and Cubs continue to play some strange ones. Consider: 1. The Cubs blew a 9th inning lead for the second straight game and lost in extras. 2. The Pirates won for the second straight day when Jason Bay delivered...