|PITTSBURGH PIRATES |
|LHP PHIL DUMATRAIT |
(0-1, 3.92 ERA)
|WASHINGTON NATIONALS |
|LHP JOHN LANNAN |
(2-2, 2.64 ERA)
|Game Time||7:35 ET|
Washington Nationals (12-17) 3, Pittsburgh Pirates (11-17) 2
May 1, 2008
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 -
- 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).
- 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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