|PITTSBURGH PIRATES |
|RHP IAN SNELL |
(2-1, 4.45 ERA)
|NEW YORK METS |
|LHP JOHAN SANTANA |
(3-2, 3.12 ERA)
|Game Time||7:10 ET|
Last Game:Pittsburgh Pirates (10-15) 5, Philadelphia Phillies (14-12) 1
April 27, 2008
Winning pitcher - Paul Maholm (2-2)
Losing pitcher - Brett Myers (2-2)
PHI HR -
PIT HR - N. McLouth 2 (6)
- Pittsburgh’s catching tandem of Ryan Doumit and Ronny Paulino has combined to hit .340 (33-for-97) with four home runs and 14 RBI.
- Their RBI total is tied for third with the Rockies, Cubs and Orioles, trailing only the Angels (17) and Giants (16).
- Their batting average ranks second among all teams behind the Indians (.347).
- Ian Snell ranks seventh among all National League pitchers with 367 strikeouts since the beginning of the 2006 season.
- Johan Santana, has whiffed a major league leading 512 batters in that same time period.
- Snell has a career 0-1 record with a 6.11 ERA (17.2ip/12er) in four appearances (three starts).
- Infielder Jack Wilson 15-Day (strained left calf; eligible for reinstatement on 4/19), sidelined since April 4 with an injured left calf, is currently in Bradenton, Florida, on rehab.
- Outfielder Chris Duffy 15-Day (rehabbing from left shoulder surgery).
Tuesday at New York 7:10 LHP Tom Gorzelanny (1-3, 8.46 ERA) vs. LHP Oliver Perez (2-1, 3.62 ERA) NO TV
Wednesday at New York 1:10 LHP Zach Duke (0-2, 5.34 ERA) vs. RHP Mike Pelfrey (2-1, 4.43 ERA) NO TV
Thursday at Washington 7:10 LHP Phil Dumatrait (0-1, 3.92 ERA) vs. LHP Odalis Perez (0-3, 3.31 ERA) FSNP
Friday at Washington 7:35 LHP Paul Maholm (2-2, 3.26 ERA) vs. LHP Matt Chico (0-5, 6.68 ERA) FSNP
Saturday at Washington 1:05 RHP Ian Snell (2-1, 4.45 ERA plus tonight) vs. LHP John Lannan (2-2, 2.64 ERA) FSNP
Sunday at Washington 1:35 LHP Tom Gorzelanny (1-3, 8.46 ERA plus tomorrow) vs. RHP Tim Redding (3-2, 3.67 ERA plus tomorrow)FSNP
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