PNC Park | 7:05 | Maholm vs. Jon Garland | Box
Jack Wilson played like a man possessed, Paul Maholm dominated a weak White Sox lineup and at the end of the night, the Pirates had won convincingly, 4-2.
Maholm settled down considerably after a rough first inning:
White Sox first: Iguchi struck out. A.Gonzalez walked. On Maholm's wild pitch, A.Gonzalez to second. Konerko walked on a full count. Dye singled to left, A.Gonzalez to third, Konerko to second. Pierzynski hit a sacrifice fly to center fielder Duffy, A.Gonzalez scored. Terrero was hit by a pitch, Konerko to third, Dye to second. Uribe struck out.
It looked as if he'd caught a case of the yips---Maholm was missing the strike zone by miles, both inside and outside, and I'm sure Pirate fans figured they were in for another long evening...
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