April 15, 2008

Game 14 Pittsburgh vs Los Angeles


(0-1, 5.25 ERA)
Los Angeles
(0-0, 0.00 ERA)
Game Time 10:10 PM
XM 188
174 (ESP)

Last Game:

  • Won 6-4 over Los Angeles on a 3 run 9th inning Nate McLouth home run.

Winning pitcher - Tyler Yates (2-0)
Losing pitcher -  Takashi Saito (1-1)
SV -  Matt Capps (4)

Pittsburgh Runs: 6, Hits: 12, Errors: 1
Los Angeles Runs: 4, Hits: 10, Errors: 0

HR: PIT - J. Bautista (1) N. McLouth (2)
HR: LA -

Nate Notes:

  • Among all major league players, Nate McLouth currently ranks first in hits (23).
  • He is tied for second with teammate Xavier Nady among N.L. players in RBI (14) and ranks seventh in batting (.383).
  • McLouth is also first in the National League in total bases (39) and shares the league lead in extra-base hits (11) with Lance Berkman.


  • The entire Pirates team will wear uniform #42 tonight, the anniversary of the date that Jackie Robinson made his major league debut with the Dodgers.
  • Current Dodger pitcher Jason Schmidt (1996-1998) was the last Pittsburgh player to wear uniform #42.
  • Current Pirates Bench Coach Gary Varsho wore #42 when he played for the Pirates in 1991-92.
  • Matt Morris has a career line of 4-5 with a 5.57 ERA (84.0ip/52er) in 15 games (13 starts) against the Dodgers.


  • Infielder Jack Wilson (strained left calf; eligible for reinstatement on 4/19)15-day disabled list.
  • Outfielder Chris Duffy (rehabbing from left shoulder surgery)15-day disabled list.

Upcoming Games:

Wednesday at Los Angeles 7:10 LHP Paul Maholm (0-1, 4.35 ERA) vs. RHP Brad Penny (1-2, 3.86 ERA) NO TV
Thursday in Chicago OFF DAY
Friday at Chicago 1:20 CDT RHP Ian Snell (2-0, 3.93 ERA) vs. TBA WGN
Saturday at Chicago 12:05 CDT LHP Tom Gorzelanny (1-1, 6.75 ERA) vs. TBA FSNP (HD)
Sunday at Chicago 1:20 CDT LHP Zach Duke (0-0, 2.89 ERA) vs. TBA FSNP (HD)


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