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Pirates hold off Fish
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Pirates 3, Marlins 2
Jeff Karstens yielded three hits and struck out three in six innings. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
Jeff Karstens allowed one run in six innings as he nailed down his first win of 2009. Adam LaRoche hit an RBI single, Jason Jaramillo had an RBI double and Freddy Sanchez drilled a solo home run.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (11-3)
Lost 2
Pittsburgh 3, Florida 2   PIT
Pittsburgh (8-6)
Won 2
April 21, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 6 1
Pittsburgh
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 X   3 7 0
Standings thru 4/21/09  |  Recap: FLA | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Marlins stats  |  Pirates stats
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bonifacio, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .311
Baker, Jo, C 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .308
  b-Paulino, R, PH-C 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333
Ramirez, H, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .254
Gload, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .294
Uggla, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .212
Hermida, LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .283
Ross, C, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .220
Maybin, CF 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 .211
Sanchez, An, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  a-Amezaga, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
  Pinto, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Calero, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 2 6 2 4 4 12  

a-Popped out for Sanchez, An in the 8th. b-Walked for Baker, Jo in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ramirez, H (4, Karstens).
HR: Maybin (1, 8th inning off Yates, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Hermida; Maybin 4; Bonifacio; Ramirez, H 2; Gload; Baker, Jo.
RBI: Ramirez, H (11), Maybin (1).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, H.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Uggla; Gload 2.
GIDP: Ross, C 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Sanchez, An (1, throw).
DP: (Sanchez, An-Ramirez, H-Gload).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Morgan, LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .328
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 1 3 1 0 1 0 .367
McLouth, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .255
LaRoche, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .255
Moss, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .237
LaRoche, 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .216
Wilson, Ja, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .289
Jaramillo, C 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 .400
Karstens, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
  a-Hinske, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250
  Yates, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Grabow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Capps, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 3 7 3 2 8 12  

a-Grounded out for Karstens in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: LaRoche (3, Sanchez, An), Jaramillo (1, Sanchez, An), Sanchez, F (8, Sanchez, An).
HR: Sanchez, F (2, 3rd inning off Sanchez, An, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Sanchez, F 7; LaRoche 2; LaRoche; Morgan; Jaramillo 2.
RBI: LaRoche (9), Jaramillo (1), Sanchez, F (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morgan; McLouth; Hinske 2.
GIDP: Moss.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Jaramillo-Wilson, Ja, Wilson, Ja-LaRoche, LaRoche-Sanchez, F-LaRoche).

 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sanchez, An (L, 1-1) 7.0 7 3 3 2 6 1 2.50
Pinto 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.59
Calero 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.29
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Karstens (W, 1-0) 6.0 3 1 1 2 3 0 3.60
Yates (H, 1) 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 7.20
Grabow (H, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Capps (S, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Yates pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

IBB: Jaramillo (by Sanchez, An).
Pitches-strikes: Sanchez, An 101-66, Pinto 6-4, Calero 6-4, Karstens 87-54, Yates 13-6, Grabow 28-15, Capps 11-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sanchez, An 10-4, Pinto 0-0, Calero 0-0, Karstens 5-7, Yates 1-1, Grabow 0-0, Capps 2-0.
Batters faced: Sanchez, An 30, Pinto 2, Calero 1, Karstens 22, Yates 4, Grabow 5, Capps 3.
Umpires: HP: Brian Knight. 1B: Jim Joyce. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 51 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 10 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:27.
Att: 9,917.
Venue: PNC Park.
April 21, 2009
April 21, 2009

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