May 3, 2007

Pre-Game Notes - On Their Mound


PITTSBURGH PIRATES (12-14) vs. MILWAUKEE BREWERS (18-9)
MAY 3, 2007 AT MILLER PARK --- GAME #27, ROAD #14
LHP TOM GORZELANNY (3-1, 3.06 ERA) vs. RHP DAVE BUSH (2-2, 6.23 ERA)
8:05 EDT FSNP


RHP DAVE BUSH (2-2, 6.23):
CAREER:
Is 24-28 with a 4.40 ERA in 80 appearances, including 77 starts (474.1ip, 232er).....this is his fourth season in the Major Leagues and his second season with the Brewers.

CAREER AT MILLER PARK:
Is 10-5 with a 3.78 ERA in 18 appearances, including 17 starts (123.2ip, 52er).....went 9-4 with a 3.53 ERA in 16 appearances, including 15 starts, last season (109.2ip, 43er). 2007

AT MILLER PARK:
Is 1-1 with a 5.79 ERA in 2 starts (14ip, 9er).

CAREER ON THE ROAD:
Is 9-17 with a 4.94 ERA in 41 appearances, including 39 starts (231.1ip, 127er).....went 3-7 with a 5.38 ERA in 18 appearances, including 17 starts, last season (100.1ip, 60er).

2007 ON THE ROAD:
Is 1-1 with a 6.61 ERA in 3 starts (16.1ip, 12er).

CAREER vs. PIRATES:
Is 0-2 with a 6.23 ERA in 3 appearances, including 2 starts (13ip, 9er)......all of his appearances vs. Pittsburgh took place last season. 2007 vs. PIRATES:
Tonight is his first appearance of the season vs. Pittsburgh.

CAREER AT THE PLATE:
Is a .176 career hitter (13-74).....has 4 extra-base hits, all doubles.....has not walked and has struck out 27 times.

2007 AT THE PLATE:
Is batting .200 (2-10) with 2 RBI.....has 1 extra-base hit, a double on 4/17 at Cincinnati.....has not walked and has struck out 2 times.....does not have a sacrifice bunt this season.

BUSH AT A GLANCE:
Is making his sixth start of the season.....Bush last started on 4/28 at Houston in a 10-1 loss (5.1ip, 10h, 8r, 7er, 2bb, 4k, 1hbp).....he tied his career highs for runs and hits allowed in that outing.....now in his second season with the Brewers, Bush went 12-11 with a 4.41 ERA in 34 games (32 starts) last year.....he tossed 3 complete games, including a pair of shutouts.....Bush set career highs in every category and led the staff with his 12 victories in 2006.....he ranked second on the staff in innings pitched (210.0), strikeouts (166) and quality
starts (18).

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