Maholm pitched shutout baseball and got the win.
There was more mayhem on the basepaths. There was a continued lack of offense from the Pirates. Thankfully, Paul Maholm continued to pitch very well. He tossed seven shutout innings and the Pirates scored three times to win 3-1.
The Pirates scored early against Mike Pelfrey. Jose Tabata, Xavier Paul and Neil Walker all singled, with Tabata scoring on Walker's knock. But Paul was picked off second for the first out. Pelfrey settled in to get Garrett Jones and Lyle Overbay to end the threat. Pittsburgh didn't get another base runner until Brandon Wood led off the fifth with a solo dinger. The Bucs were aided by an obstruction called against Jose Reyes that erased Tabata being thrown out at third on Paul's single.
The Mets got only f...
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