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His face was long afterward, too.
"Jim Tracy told us it was a very important game tonight, and I knew that," Masumi Kuwata said in a hushed tone. "But I didn't pitch well."
The score was knotted at three after five, and the Pirates were hanging with the Brew Crew.
Until the seventh inning, that is:
Brewers seventh: Kuwata pitching. Paulino in as catcher. Graffanino singled to center. Villanueva sacrificed, pitcher Kuwata to second baseman Sanchez, Graffanino to second. Hart doubled to left, Graffanino scored. Hardy singled to left, Hart scored. On Paulino's passed ball, Hardy to second. Braun struck out. Fielder was intentionally walked. Hall doubled to right, Hardy scored, Fielder to third. Jenkins was intentionally walked. Miller h...

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