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Bucs bounce Braves
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Pirates 4, Braves 3
Zach Duke allowed two earned runs in 5 2/3 innings Thursday. (John Bazemore/AP)
Xavier Nady drove in Nyjer Morgan with the go-ahead run as Pittsburgh took the finale in Atlanta in 10 innings. Zach Duke was impressive early before yielding three runs in the sixth.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (2-1)
Won 1
Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 3   ATL
Atlanta (1-3)
Lost 1
April 3, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1   4 6 3
Atlanta
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0   3 11 1
Standings thru 4/3/08  |  Recap: PIT | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Braves stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF-LF5110012.357
Wilson, SS4011011.083
  1-Snell, PR0000000.000
  Grabow, P0000000.000
  Yates, P0000000.000
  b-Morgan, PH-CF01001001.000
Sanchez, F, 2B3001010.417
  Rivas, L, 2B-SS1000001.000
Bay, LF2010310.200
  Capps, P0000000.000
LaRoche, 1B5000025.133
Nady, RF4011021.429
Bautista, 3B4110103.154
Paulino, C4011013.250
Duke, P2000004.000
  Osoria, P0000000.000
  a-Gomez, PH-2B2100011.000
Totals3646451021 

a-Grounded into a forceout for Osoria in the 7th. b-Walked for Yates in the 10th.
1-Ran for Wilson in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: McLouth (2, Bennett), Bautista (2, Bennett), Paulino (1, Bennett).
TB: McLouth 2; Wilson; Bay; Nady; Bautista 2; Paulino 2.
RBI: Sanchez, F (1), Paulino (1), Wilson (1), Nady (7).
2-out RBI: Wilson; Nady.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Duke 2; McLouth; Bautista 2.
S: Rivas, L.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Wilson (1, fielding), Rivas, L (1, fielding), Bautista (1, fielding).
DP: (Sanchez, F-Wilson-LaRoche).

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Prado, 2B4010100.273
Escobar, SS5010014.375
Jones, C, 3B5130010.444
Teixeira, 1B5000004.105
Francoeur, RF5110001.278
Diaz, LF4021000.294
  Ring, P0000000.000
  Blanco, LF1000010.000
Kotsay, CF5120015.250
Miller, C4011011.200
  c-McCann, PH1000001.286
Bennett, P1000000.000
  Boyer, P1000010.000
  a-Pena, PH1000000.333
  Ohman, P0000000.000
  Acosta, P0000000.000
  b-Gotay, PH1000010.000
  Soriano, P0000000.000
  Resop, P-LF-P0000000.000
Totals4331121716 

a-Reached on error for Boyer in the 6th. b-Struck out for Acosta in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Miller in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Prado (1, Duke).
3B: Kotsay (1, Capps).
TB: Prado 2; Escobar; Jones, C 3; Francoeur; Diaz 2; Kotsay 4; Miller.
RBI: Diaz (4), Miller (1).
2-out RBI: Miller.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira; Escobar 3; Kotsay; McCann.
GIDP: Kotsay.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Prado (1, fielding).
PB: Miller 2 (2).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duke 5.210321103.18
Osoria 0.10000105.40
Grabow 2.00000300.00
Yates (W, 1-0)1.00000103.38
Capps (S, 1)1.010001016.20
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bennett 4.04222304.50
Boyer 2.00000306.75
Ohman (BS, 1)0.21100000.00
Acosta 1.100011012.00
Soriano 1.00000200.00
Resop (L, 0-1)0.21112009.00
Ring 0.10000100.00

HBP: Nady (by Bennett).
Pitches-strikes: Duke 116-68, Osoria 6-3, Grabow 34-20, Yates 10-7, Capps 15-11, Bennett 77-49, Boyer 23-16, Ohman 16-11, Acosta 17-9, Soriano 11-9, Resop 20-10, Ring 4-4.
Ground outs-fly outs: Duke 9-7, Osoria 0-0, Grabow 1-2, Yates 0-2, Capps 1-1, Bennett 6-3, Boyer 0-3, Ohman 1-1, Acosta 1-2, Soriano 0-1, Resop 2-0, Ring 0-0.
Batters faced: Duke 28, Osoria 1, Grabow 8, Yates 3, Capps 4, Bennett 19, Boyer 6, Ohman 4, Acosta 5, Soriano 3, Resop 5, Ring 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Osoria 3-0, Acosta 1-0, Resop 2-1, Ring 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Ed Rapuano.
Weather: 51 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, R to L.
T: 3:21.
Att: 19,240.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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