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Pirates 9, Marlins 2
Ian Snell finished the game with a 3.75 ERA. (J. Pat Carter/AP)
With four of eight Pirates starters given the day off, the Bucs won convincingly on Sunday, as every batter in the lineup reached base safely, and Chris Gomez had three hits. Ace Ian Snell recorded 10 strikeouts in six innings and earned his first win of the season.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (3-3)
Won 1
Pittsburgh 9, Florida 2   FLA
Florida (3-3)
Lost 1
April 6, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 4 0 0 0 1 4 0   9 15 1
Florida
0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0   2 7 2
Standings thru 4/6/08  |  Recap: PIT | FLA  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Marlins stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Morgan, CF5210011.333
Rivas, L, SS6231001.313
McLouth, LF5332001.429
Doumit, C5111013.450
Nady, RF5122012.385
Mientkiewicz, 1B3010200.400
Bautista, 3B4011113.167
Gomez, 2B4031001.357
Snell, P3000015.000
  a-Sanchez, F, PH1000003.385
  Yates, P0000000.000
  Grabow, P0000000.000
  b-Bixler, PH1000010.000
  Dumatrait, P0000000.000
Totals4291583620 

a-Flied out for Snell in the 7th. b-Struck out for Grabow in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: McLouth 2 (5, VandenHurk, Gardner), Gomez (1, Gardner), Rivas, L (1, Tankersley).
HR: Nady (3, 8th inning off Tankersley, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Morgan; Rivas, L 4; McLouth 5; Doumit; Nady 5; Mientkiewicz; Bautista; Gomez 4.
RBI: McLouth 2 (7), Doumit (2), Bautista (3), Gomez (5), Rivas, L (1), Nady 2 (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Snell 2; Sanchez, F 2.
SF: Gomez.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Rivas, L (2, fielding).

 
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, SS4110022.400
Uggla, 2B4000021.125
Jacobs, 1B4000021.208
Willingham, LF4000010.200
Gonzalez, RF4010011.333
Cantu, 3B4020001.250
Hoover, C4120012.429
Amezaga, CF3011102.400
VandenHurk, P0000000.000
  Nolasco, P1000010.000
  a-Andino, PH1000011.500
  Gardner, P0000000.000
  Lindstrom, P0000000.000
  b-Helms, PH1000012.000
  Tankersley, P0000000.000
  Kensing, P0000000.000
  c-Ross, PH1000002.133
Totals3527111215 

a-Struck out for Nolasco in the 5th. b-Struck out for Lindstrom in the 7th. c-Grounded into a forceout for Kensing in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Cantu (1, Snell), Hoover (1, Snell).
TB: Ramirez; Gonzalez; Cantu 3; Hoover 3; Amezaga.
RBI: Amezaga (1).
2-out RBI: Amezaga.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hoover; Ramirez; Ross.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ramirez (1, 2nd base off Snell/Doumit), Cantu (1, 2nd base off Yates/Doumit).

FIELDING
E: Tankersley (1, throw), Cantu (2, fielding).
PB: Hoover (1).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Snell (W, 1-0)6.042101003.75
Yates (H, 1)1.01001202.45
Grabow 1.00000000.00
Dumatrait 1.02000000.00
 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
VandenHurk (L, 0-1)2.164424011.81
Nolasco 2.21000000.00
Gardner 1.241111014.73
Lindstrom 0.10000000.00
Tankersley 1.044400115.00
Kensing 1.00000100.00

WP: Tankersley.
HBP: Morgan (by VandenHurk).
Pitches-strikes: Snell 100-66, Yates 22-11, Grabow 7-5, Dumatrait 17-11, VandenHurk 75-47, Nolasco 28-18, Gardner 45-28, Lindstrom 2-1, Tankersley 33-21, Kensing 12-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Snell 2-6, Yates 1-0, Grabow 0-3, Dumatrait 1-2, VandenHurk 0-3, Nolasco 4-4, Gardner 3-1, Lindstrom 0-1, Tankersley 0-3, Kensing 1-1.
Batters faced: Snell 23, Yates 5, Grabow 3, Dumatrait 5, VandenHurk 16, Nolasco 9, Gardner 10, Lindstrom 1, Tankersley 8, Kensing 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Nolasco 3-1, Lindstrom 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 83 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 15 mph, R to L.
T: 3:10.
Att: 10,431.

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