May 4, 2008

Game 31 PITTSBURGH PIRATES (12-18) vs. WASHINGTON NATIONALS (13-18)

Vitals:

PITTSBURGH PIRATES
(12-18)
RHP IAN SNELL
(2-1, 4.93 ERA)
WASHINGTON NATIONALS
(13-18)
RHP TIM REDDING
(3-2, 3.55 ERA)
Game Time 1:35 PM
XM XM 186
TV FSNP

Last Game:

Washington Nationals (13-18) 9, Pittsburgh Pirates (12-18) 8
May 3, 2008


  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 1 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 8 14 2
Washington 2 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 x 9 14 1

Winning pitcher - Jesus Colome (1-1)
Losing pitcher - Paul Maholm (2-3)
SV - Jon Rauch (7)

PIT HR - J. Bautista (4)
WAS HR - C. Guzman (3)

Roster Notes:

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates today selected the contract of lefthanded pitcher Sean Burnett from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  • Righthanded pitcher Evan Meek has been designated for assignment to make room for Burnett on the 25-man active roster.
  • Burnett went 1-1 with three saves and a 1.04 ERA (17.1ip/2er) in 12 relief appearances this season for Indianapolis.
  • The 25-year-old Burnett hasn’t appeared in a big league game since his start on August 21, 2004 at St. Louis.
  • He will wear uniform #61.
  • Pittsburgh now has 37 players on its 40-man roster.

Notes:

  • Third baseman Jose Bautista has gone deep three times in his last two games, including his second career two home run game Friday night.
  • Overall in his last six games Bautista is 10-for-24 (.417) with two doubles, three home runs, eight RBI and six runs scored.
  • Pittsburgh’s outfielders enter today’s action ranked first in the majors in home runs (17), slugging percentage (.525) and on-base percentage (.399).
  • For the season they have combined to post a major league best .924 OPS (on-base percentage plus slugging percentage).

DL:

  • 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.

Upcoming Games:

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

Tuesday vs. San Francisco 7:05 LHP Jonathan Sanchez (2-1, 3.48 ERA) vs. LHP Zach Duke (0-2, 4.79 ERA) FSNP
Wednesday vs. San Francisco 7:05 LHP Patrick Misch (0-0, 5.40 ERA) vs. LHP Phil Dumatrait (0-1, 4.74 ERA) FSNP
Thursday vs. San Francisco 12:35 RHP Matt Cain (1-2, 4.08 ERA) vs. LHP Paul Maholm (2-3, 4.58 ERA) NO TV

 

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