Maholm picked up his first win in 2011

The Pirates fell behind early before catching up during contest interrupted some showers. Paul Maholm overall looked good.

The Nationals came out swinging against Maholm. Ian Desmond singled and Jayson Werth doubled with one out in the first. Adam LaRoche damaged his old team with a two run single.

The Pirates went up in the fourth inning, putting together a four run inning that was interrupted by a rain delay. Jose Tabata was on first base following a walk from John Lannan. With two outs, Neil Walker's single was misplayed by Jayson Werth allowing Tabata to score and Walker to advance to third. After the delay, Steve Pearce walked and Brandon Wood, making his first start as a Pirate, laced a two run double. Chris Snyder singled him in to mak...

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