Morton pitched into the sixth to get his third win.
Everyone who reads this blog likely knows that Charlie Morton only won three games in 2010. He already has three wins and he and his electric stuff will hopefully have little resistance to notching double digit wins. In unrelated news, the Pirates put together two large scoring outbursts to aid Morton.
Rockies starter Ubaldo Jimenez was in trouble from the get-go. The Pirates stranded two runners in the first inning. The Pirates broke through in the second. Ryan Doumit walked and advanced to third on a Pedro Alvarez single. Ronny Cedeno's bunt went for a hit with Doumit scoring. Xavier Paul came up with the clutch blow. His two out triple scored both runners. Garrett Jones, hitting in the three hole, doubled in Paul, making it 4-0.
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