The Pirates offense offered no support for Correia.

It was close into the late innings. Kevin Correia and Chris Capuano were both effective, with Correia retiring the first 14 Met hitters. It ended in a 7-0 laugher with Clint Hurdle watching from the clubhouse.

The Mets first hit came in the fifth inning off the bat of Jason Bay. The Pirates put a runner on in each of the first five innings, but failed to put anyone on third.

The game turned - and turned weird - in the seventh. Daniel Murphy and Angel Pagan both singled to put runners on the corners with one out. Bay's fly ball scored Murphy, but Pagan failed to touch second base making his way back to first and was called out. That ended the inning, but the run stood.

In the bottom of the seventh, Hurdle was tossed arguing th...

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