Doumit left the game with an injury.

James McDonald's attempt to win his tenth game evaporated in a four run fifth inning. Javier Vazquez didn't allow a run in six innings as the Fish swept the Buccos.

The Pirates stranded three in the second inning when McDonald struck out with the bases loaded. Florida put runners on second and third in the fourth inning, but failed to score.

The fireworks happened in the fifth. Vazquez walked to lead off the inning. Two outs later Greg Dobbs doubled him in. Gaby Sanchez singled home Dobbs. After Bryan Petersen walked, Donnie Murphy doubled in both runners and it was 4-0 in favor of Florida.

It wasn't until the seventh that the Pirates got anything going. Clay Hensley was on in relief of Vazquez. Josh Harrison singled with one out. He move...

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Randy is currently living and thriving in suburban Dayton, OH with his wife and two kids. He was raised in Cincinnati, OH and attended Anderson High School. He went to Miami University (Ohio) and received a degree in Paper Science Engineering from MU. He is a devout Christian and a pop culture buff. He coaches his son’s baseball and basketball teams and his daughters softball and basketball teams. Randy has been a Pirates fan since the late 1970s and has fond memories of the 1979 World Series team. He began blogging for Most Valuable Network in 5/2004 after stumbling across a help-wanted sign for a Pirates blogger. He wrote for Pittsburgh Lumber Co. until the site merged with Pirates Prospects in 2/2011.