|SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS |
|LHP JONATHAN SANCHEZ |
(2-1, 3.48 ERA)
|PITTSBURGH PIRATES |
|LHP ZACH DUKE |
(0-2, 4.79 ERA)
|Game Time||7:05 ET|
Last Game:Washington Nationals (14-18) 5, Pittsburgh Pirates (12-19) 2
May 4, 2008
Winning pitcher - Tim Redding (4-2)
Losing pitcher - Ian Snell (2-2)
PIT HR - A. LaRoche (2)
WAS HR - A. Boone (1)
- Among all National League centerfielders, Nate McLouth’s .310 batting average ranks second behind San Francisco’s Aaron Rowand’s .344 mark. Rowand (33-for-96) has 20 fewer at bats than McLouth (116).
- McLouth leads N.L. CF’s in virtually every offensive category including home runs (7), RBI (23), runs (25) and on-base pct. (.398).
- The Pirates have gone 10-5 in the 15 games in which they have scored the first run, but 2-14 when they fail to do so.
- The Pirates, who have been out-scored 26-6 in the first inning, have scored the first run in four of their last seven games and have won three of those four contests.
- 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.
Wednesday vs. San Francisco 7:05 LHP Pat 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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