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Final: Pirates 3, Marlins 2
WP: Brad Lincoln (3-0, 1.33 ERA)
LP: Anibal Sanchez (2-1, 2.28 ERA)
SV: Joel Hanrahan (7, 3.55 ERA)
You can’t ask for any more out of a spot starter. Brad Lincoln, who has dominated in a long relief role, was able to carry over that success in his first start of the year. Over six innings, he gave up just two runs on four hits and one walk while striking out three.
The Pirates scored first in the 1st inning on an Andrew McCutchen sacrifice fly that plated Jose Tabata after he led off the game with a double. Rod Barajas would account for the 2nd run of the game with a solo blast in the 2nd inning.
The Bucs took the lead for good in the 5th inning, Pedro Alvarez drove a ball to the gap in left center field to score McCutchen from first base.
Jared Hughes, Jason Grilli, and Joel Hanrahan shut things down as each pitched a scoreless inning of relief to seal the win.
It was the Pirates’ 3rd straight win and it puts them at 17-18 for the season, just three game...
BEST OF MAXIM
With Erik Bedard out until at least Wednesday with his back spasms, Brad Lincoln will get a spot start for the Pirates in Miami tonight. Lincoln's been pretty impressive in a handful of relief appearances this year; in 14 1/3 innings, he has 16 strikeouts and held the opposition to just nine hits, giving him a 0.62 ERA and a FIP of 2.91. Lincoln's struggled with missing bats...
Everyone but Bradenton in action today.
Norfolk 2, Indianapolis 0 – Rudy Owens started and gave up just 2 runs over 8 innings. He struck out 2 and walked 2. Chase d’Arnaud was 1 for 3 with a double and a walk. Gorkys Hernandez went 1 for 4 with a double. Jeff Clement was 1 for 3 with a walk. Jordy Mercer went 1 for 3 to extend his hitting streak to 14 games.
Erie 4, Altoona...
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Harrison was 0 for 3 before lining the first pitch he saw from Fernando Rodriguez (1-4) into left. Barmes had just hit a two-out double to left and scored from second. He slid under the tag of Jason Castro, who received a high throw from...
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