Turner Field | 7:35 | Snell vs. Tim Hudson | Box
We head to Atlanta for three with the Braves, and its our best against their best. We all want to believe that the Pirates have turned a corner. This is our first chance to prove it. Were those four consecutive series wins a fluke? Maybe. Or maybe not.
Not exactly what I had in mind. If that was the Pirates' best, we're in for a long second half.
Ian Snell allowed seven runs in five innings and the Pirate bats were held scoreless through eight, resulting in an Atlanta win, 9-1.
Adam LaRoche booted a ball in the first inning that proved costly. With none on and two out, Chipper Jones sent a grounder down the first base line. LaRoche thought he grabbed it, but when he checked his glove for the ball, all he saw was leather. Jones reached ...
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