May 2, 2008

PITTSBURGH PIRATES (11-17) vs. WASHINGTON NATIONALS (12-17)

Vitals:

PITTSBURGH PIRATES
(11-17)
LHP PHIL DUMATRAIT
(0-1, 3.92 ERA)
WASHINGTON NATIONALS
(12-17)
LHP JOHN LANNAN
(2-2, 2.64 ERA)
Game Time 7:35 ET
XM XM 186
TV FSNP

Last Game:

Washington Nationals (12-17) 3, Pittsburgh Pirates (11-17) 2
May 1, 2008

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

Winning pitcher - Luis Ayala (1-1)
Losing pitcher - John Grabow (1-1)
SV - Jon Rauch (6)

PIT HR - R. Doumit (5) F. Sanchez (1)
WAS HR -

Notes:

  • Pittsburgh enters tonight’s game just one win shy of 9,400 in the club’s 122-year history.
  • The Pirates rank fifth all-time in major league history in franchise victories behind the Giants (10,197), Cubs (10,003), Braves (9,708) and Dodgers (9,481).
  • Pirates shortstop Jack Wilson, who is currently playing in extended spring training games in Bradenton, Florida, is likely to begin a rehab assignment tomorrow with Double-A Altoona.
  • The Pirates hit home runs in five of their last six games, eight home runs total in that timeframe.
  • The home runs in the last six games: Nate McLouth (4), Jason Bay (2), Freddy Sanchez (1) and Ryan Doumit (1).

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:

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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