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McLouth clutch again
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Pirates 4, Reds 3
Ian Snell fanned two batters in winning his second game. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
Center fielder Nate McLouth's two-out RBI single off reliever Mike Lincoln in the sixth broke a 3-3 tie, helping to make a winner of Ian Snell. The ace right-hander was not at his sharpest but maneuvered around nine hits allowed, surrendering three runs in 6 1/3 innings pitched.
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Series at a glance:
CIN
Cincinnati (6-6)
Lost 2
Pittsburgh 4, Cincinnati 3   PIT
Pittsburgh (5-6)
Won 2
April 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0   3 14 3
Pittsburgh
0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 X   4 8 1
Standings thru 4/12/08  |  Recap: CIN | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Reds stats  |  Pirates stats
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Patterson, CF4111103.268
Keppinger, SS5031004.340
Griffey, RF5020005.300
  1-Freel, PR0000000.176
Phillips, 2B5120003.320
Dunn, LF5000024.167
Encarnacion, 3B4010013.171
Votto, 1B4131000.320
Valentin, C3000104.250
Arroyo, P1010000.333
  a-Hatteberg, PH1000002.190
  Lincoln, P0000000.000
  b-Hopper, PH1010000.286
  Coffey, P0000000.000
  Affeldt, P0000000.000
Totals3831432328 

a-Grounded out for Arroyo in the 6th. b-Singled for Lincoln in the 8th.
1-Ran for Griffey in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Patterson (5, Snell), Phillips (4, Snell).
TB: Patterson 2; Keppinger 3; Griffey 2; Phillips 3; Encarnacion; Votto 3; Arroyo; Hopper.
RBI: Patterson (9), Keppinger (8), Votto (1).
2-out RBI: Keppinger.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Griffey; Hatteberg 2; Encarnacion 2; Keppinger.
S: Arroyo.
GIDP: Phillips.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Patterson (2, 2nd base off Snell/Paulino).

FIELDING
E: Votto (1, fielding), Encarnacion 2 (4, throw, throw).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF5121002.396
Sanchez, F, 2B4010001.200
Bay, LF3000102.257
LaRoche, 1B4000014.105
Nady, RF4121001.318
Mientkiewicz, 3B4110003.333
  Grabow, P0000000.000
  Capps, P0000000.000
Paulino, C3012100.313
Bixler, SS3110013.111
Snell, P1000012.000
  Marte, P0000000.000
  Yates, P0000000.000
  Gomez, 3B1000001.389
Totals324842319 

BATTING
2B: Mientkiewicz (2, Arroyo).
TB: McLouth 2; Sanchez, F; Nady 2; Mientkiewicz 2; Paulino; Bixler.
RBI: Paulino 2 (4), Nady (11), McLouth (11).
2-out RBI: Nady; McLouth.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McLouth 2; Snell; Mientkiewicz 2.
S: Snell 2; Bixler.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Bixler (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Nady (Patterson at home).
DP: 2 (Nady-Paulino, Sanchez, F-Bixler-LaRoche).

 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Arroyo 5.06322305.17
Lincoln (L, 0-1)2.02110002.70
Coffey 0.20000003.68
Affeldt 0.10000002.25
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Snell (W, 2-0)6.19332203.93
Marte (H, 2)0.120001010.13
Yates (H, 2)0.10000001.13
Grabow (H, 1)1.02000000.00
Capps (S, 3)1.01000004.05

WP: Arroyo.
Pitches-strikes: Arroyo 102-63, Lincoln 28-18, Coffey 6-5, Affeldt 2-1, Snell 93-60, Marte 13-10, Yates 1-1, Grabow 25-16, Capps 7-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Arroyo 6-6, Lincoln 3-3, Coffey 2-0, Affeldt 1-0, Snell 8-9, Marte 0-0, Yates 0-1, Grabow 1-2, Capps 3-0.
Batters faced: Arroyo 24, Lincoln 9, Coffey 3, Affeldt 1, Snell 29, Marte 3, Yates 1, Grabow 5, Capps 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Affeldt 1-0, Marte 1-0, Yates 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 51 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:04.
Att: 18,096.

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