Maholm has 13 losses.
For the Pirates to have much of a chance to return to contention in 2011 they needed to start off strongly in this series with Milwaukee. Zach Greinke made sure that didn't happen.
Milwaukee caught some breaks to pile on a lead against Paul Maholm. In the second Casey McGehee singled and could have potentially been erased on a double play comebacker from Yuniesky Betancourt. But Maholm bobbled the batted ball off Betancourt's bat and settle for a safe out at first. Josh Wilson floated a soft liner that landed about 20 feet in the grass just beyond the reach of Neil Walker to score the first run of the game.
Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder singled with two outs in the third. Casey McGehee flicked an outside pitch just inside the right field foul line. It went fo...
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