All it took was one bad inning from the Pittsburgh Pirates to see the club lose the series in Milwaukee and fall a 1/2 game back in the National League Central.
A.J. Burnett was cruising along in his 16th start of the season for Pittsburgh. The right-hander was impressive through a few jams, and his veteran experience on the bump allowed him to continue to put up zeros.
In the first inning, Norichika Aoki took the first pitch from Burnett and ripped a leadoff double down the right field line. Former Bucco Nyjer Morgan pushed the right fielder to third base with a sac bunt. But Burnett was impressive in leaving the runner stranded. The right-hander made a great pitch at the knees to Ryan Braun to get him caught looking. Burnett struck out Aramis Ramirez, too, to strand the runner on t...
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