Found July 01, 2014 on Raise the Jolly Roger!:
This one felt all too familiar, like the summer of 2013 when the Pirates would just find all kinds of ways to win games out of nowhere. The Pirates had no business winning this game – they were totally dominated by Wade Miley for eight innings, and while Jeff Locke pitched well again, a couple of soft hits and a defensive miscue put a couple runs on the board for Arizona. But just a few minutes later, they were sprinting out to celebrate on the field and Ike Davis was getting Gatorade dumped on him. They stole it. The first eight innings happened so quickly that it felt like the game was nowhere near ready to be over, but that’s just how good Miley was. He took a perfect game into the fifth and lost it on a sketchy Jordy Mercer infield hit (plus an error), but rebounded to cruise through the eighth (allowing just one more hit, which was erased by a maddeningly foolish failed Russell Martin SB attempt). The Pirates hit a few hard outs here and there but for the most part they were ba...
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