Maholm finally got some run support.
The Pirates offense woke up to support their longest tenured starting pitcher. The Pirates clobbered four homers and Maholm continued to pitch effectively in throwing a complete game three hit shutout.
Randy Wells faced off against Maholm and through the first three frames, the clubs combined for just a single knock. That changed in the fourth inning. Andrew McCutchen singled and Neil Walker doubled him to third. After Lyle Overbay whiffed, Steve Pearce cracked a two run single. Chris Snyder walked and then Ronny Cedeno belted a three run dinger. Maholm would need no more, but the Pirates would pile on the taters.
In the sixth Overbay and Snyder connected on solo bombs off of reliever James Russell. Scott Maine walked Jose Tabata to lead off t...
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