Walker had three hits in the loss.

I'm dumbfounded. Flabbergasted. I don't have anything even remotely witty or comical to say. No one liners. No sarcastic remark. All I know is Ryan Vogelsong - yes, that Ryan Vogelsong - handcuffed the Pirates on four hits and two walks in picking up his first win since before anyone outside of Illinois had heard of Barack Obama.

It hopeful from the onset. Pittsburgh scored one in the first. Lyle Overbay walked and Neil Walker knocked him in with a double. But hte Pirate offense would stall, failing to advance anyone past second base until the sixth inning.

In the meantime, San Francisco had one big inning. But that was all it took. That inning would be the third one. Mike Fontenot singled and Eli Whiteside was hit by a pitch. Vogelsong dropped ...

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