A rough sixth inning caused Correia's first loss on the year.
If the Pirates are able to edge close to a .500 season (oh what sweet dream), we will look back on this game as one that got away. I'd like to say that this was a pitcher's duel. The box score won't say that it was. I'd also like to say that the Pirates won this one. The box score won't say that, either. Instead, five innings of hitless baseball were chucked by Kevin Correia with only a loss to show for it. Shaun Marcum matched him in those early frames an ultimately prevailed after Milwaukee scored four runs in the sixth and two more in the seventh.
Correia walked Rickie Weeks to open the game and then set down the next twelve Beer men in succession. He walked Casey McGehee leading off the fifth. But he was caught stealin...
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