Originally posted on WHYGAVS?  |  Last updated 4/7/12
Coming into this series with the Phillies, we all knew that it was downright likely that the Pirates would struggle to score runs against Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee, but when the Bucs didn't score for the first 14 innings of the 2012 season, it was easy to feel the frustrations start to boil over. You could see the Pirate fans on twitter grumbling and you could feel the restlessness of the crowd through the camera. Halladay and Lee are good, sure, but the Pirates offense looked downright bad. It didn't necessarily look that much better in innings 6-10 tonight, but the Bucs were good enough to somehow scrape out two runs and those two runs were all that the team needed to bring home their first win in 2012. The first run scored awfully high on the unlikely meter. Yamaico Navarro opened his Pirate career by pinch-hitting for Jeff Karstens and drawing a walk from Cliff Lee, a guy that only walked 18 hitters total in 2010. Navarro moved to second on a Jose Tabata single and third on an ...
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