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Despite my pre-game predictions of doom for both pitchers, Jeanmar Gomez and Rick Porcello both came out dealing after tonight's rain delay. Porcello absolutely dominated the Pirates in his eight innings, holding the Bucs to three hits and a walk while striking out 11 batters (quite a feat for him), getting nine groundouts to go with just two flyouts, and only needing 99 pitches on top of it all. He was the Ideal Realization of Everything Rick Porcello Can Be tonight, and there just wasn't much the Pirates could do about it. Jeanmar Gomez, meanwhile, was just the same inexplicably successful pitcher that he's been for the Pirates all year. He only struck out two hitters in his seven innings and while he got a bunch of groundouts (10) he also gave up some flyouts (7), but he scattered three hits and a walk and the Tigers never even threatened against him. I don't want to waste too much time on how hard it is to figure out where Gomez's success is coming from this ...
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