|PITTSBURGH PIRATES |
|LHP PAUL MAHOLM |
(2-2, 3.26 ERA)
|WASHINGTON NATIONALS |
|LHP MATT CHICO |
(0-5, 6.68 ERA)
|Game Time||1:05 ET|
Last Game:Pittsburgh Pirates (12-17) 11, Washington Nationals (12-18) 4
May 2, 2008
Winning pitcher - Damaso Marte (2-0)
Losing pitcher - John Lannan (2-3)
PIT HR - J. Bautista 2 (3)
WAS HR -
- Picked up 9,400th win in club history Friday night in Washington and rank fifth all-time in franchise wins behind the Giants, Cubs, Braves and Dodgers.
- Pittsburgh’s 141 runs scored ranks fifth among all National League teams.
- Pittsburgh is 12-for-26 with runners in scoring position in the last 3 games.
- Damaso Marte has retired each of the last 15 batters he has faced.
- Today both the Pirates and Nationals will wear Homestead Grays uniforms (the Pirates will wear grey away jerseys and the Nats will wear home whites). During World War II, the Grays played their home games at both Forbes Field in Pittsburgh and Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C. when the Major League clubs were on the road.
- Infielder Jack Wilson (strained left calf; eligible for reinstatement on 4/19) on 15-day disabled list.
- Outfielder Chris Duffy (rehabbing from left shoulder surgery) on the 15-day disabled list.
Saturday at Washington 1:05 LHP Paul Maholm (2-2, 3.26 ERA) vs. LHP Matt Chico (0-5, 6.68 ERA) FSNP
Sunday at Washington 1:35 RHP Ian Snell (2-1, 4.93 ERA) vs. RHP Tim Redding (3-2, 3.55 ERA) FSNP
Monday OFF DAY IN PITTSBURGH
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